This study shows how the books of 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus exhort all Christians to pass on the true gospel of Jesus Christ, which has the power to save sinners.
About the Author
Brian J. Tabb (PhD, London Theological Seminary) is academic dean at Bethlehem College & Seminary and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Heis the author of Suffering in Ancient Worldviewand1–2 Timothy and Titus: A 12-Week Study.He is married to Kristin, and they havefour children.
J. I. Packer (DPhil, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.
Dane C. Ortlund (PhD, Wheaton College) is the executive vice president of Bible publishing and Bible publisher at Crossway. He serves as an editor for the Knowing the Bible series and the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series, and is the author of several books, including Edwards on the Christian Life. He lives with his wife, Stacey, and their five children in Wheaton, Illinois.
Lane T. Dennisis president and publisher of Crossway Books and Good News Tracts. Dr. Dennis earned his BS in business from Northern Illinois University, an MDiv from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a PhD in religion from Northwestern University. Before joining Good News Publishers in 1974, he served as a pastor in campus ministry at the University of Michigan (Sault Ste. Marie) and as the Managing Director of Verlag Grosse Freude in Switzerland. He is the author and/or editor of three books, including the Gold Medallion-award-winning book Letters of Francis A. Schaeffer, and he is the former Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Dr. Dennis serves as the Chairman of the ESV (English Standard Version) Bible Translation Oversight Committee and as the Executive Editor of the ESV Study Bible. Lane and his wife, Ebeth, live in Wheaton, Illinois.
Table of Contents
Series Preface J. I. Packer Lane T. Dennis 6
Week 1 Overview 7
Week 2 Doctrine Makes a Difference (1 Timothy 1:1-20) 13
Week 3 Gospel-Shaped Living and Leadership in God's Household (1 Timothy 2:1-3:16) 21
Week 4 Instructions for the Church and Its Leaders (1 Timothy 4:1-6:2a) 29
Week 5 Contrast between True and False Teaching (1 Timothy 6:2b-21) 37
Week 6 Suffering for Christ (2 Timothy 1:1-2:7) 45
Week 7 Dealing with Opposition in the Church (2 Timothy 2:8-3:9) 53
Week 8 The Minister's Conduct, Commitment, and Charge (2 Timothy 3:10-4:22) 61
Week 9 Appoint Elders (Titus 1:1-16) 69
Week 10 Teach Sound Doctrine (Titus 2:1-15) 75
Week 11 Saved for Good (Titus 3:1-15) 83
Week 12 Summary and Conclusion 91