Pastoral Epistles Lesson 9 (Part 1 – Continued)

2 Timothy 3:3-4

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2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

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  • “without natural affection”
    • perverted, molesters, baby killersCalled inordinate”

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  • Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
    • Going beyond the usual bounds
    • Throwing over the bands that restrict:

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  • Psalm 2:3 Let us break their bands asunder, And cast away their cords from us.


  • “trucebreakers”
    • Treaties are useless.
    • Political expediency is all that matters.
    • Lying to gain advantage.

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  • “incontinent”
    • Rejecting restraints, particularly in sexual appetites.
    • Lewd behavior
    • Out of control
    • Unable to be controlled:

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  • Mark 5:3–4 Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.

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  • “fierce”
    • Characteristic of one living without control of morals and such
    • Double-crossers!
    • Eager to do wickedness

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  • “despisers of those that are good”
    • Ridicule those that stand for biblical morality, and biblical authority!

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2 Timothy 3:4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

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  • “Traitors”
    • Betrays his trust
    • Helps the enemy overthrow the righteous

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  • “heady”
    • Full of self, self is the authority
    • Like a horse that gets the bridle in his teeth.
    • Egotistical
    • Rushes forward without thought or consideration
    • Ungovernable!

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  • “highminded”
    • Proud, arrogant
    • Know it all’s

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  • “lovers of pleasures”
    • Only love that which is fun and entertaining!
    • Go to the church that entertains them.

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  • “more than lovers of God”
    • Their love is centered on pleasure not God
    • Pleasure is their god!

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  • 1 Corinthians 16:22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.
    • Their love is shown by what they are willing to give

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