1. You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
2. Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
Obedience Point #15 The older you get, the more you should concentrate on endurance. (Vs. 2) Paul reminds us that faith demands not only a good beginning, but also a pace we can maintained until the finish. As you age, are you still registering for another race? Where is your next finish line?
Ranking Your Obedience:
Low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 High
The Greeks had a race in their Olympic games that was unique. The winner was not the runner who finished first. It was the runner who finished with his torch still lit. J. Stowell, Fan The Flame, Moody, 1986, p. 32.
Obedience Point 1: Believe in the Resurrection
Obedience Point 2 Contact Your Spiritual Children
Obedience Point 3 Say “Hi” and “Bye” Differently
Obedience Point 4 Finish the Work God has Given You
Obedience Point 5 Live a Blameless Life
Obedience Point 6 When God Entrusts You With a Task, Do It Well
Obedience Point 7 Live Humbly
Obedience Point 8 Keep Your Temper in Check
Obedience Point 9 Limit or Totally Abstain from Alcohol
Obedience Point 10 Be Honest in All Things
Obedience Point 11 Monitor Your Self Control
Obedience Point 12 Bravely Defend the Truth
Obedience Point 13 Monitor the Purity of You Conscience
Obedience Point 14 Act Out What You Say You Believe
Obedience Point 15 Endure to the End