If you’re thinking about becoming a preacher some things you should probably know…
I. Preaching the gospel is guarding a deposit. 1:13-14
…so work hard.
2:3-6; 2:15; 3:16; 4:2
II. Preaching the gospel makes friends and enemies.
1:5, Eunice and Lois
1:15, Phygelus and Hermongenes
2:17, Hymenaeus and Philetus
4:9-14, Demas, Crescens, Titus, Luke, Mark, Tychicus, Carpus at Troas, Alexander
4:19, Priscilla, Aquila, Onesiphorus’ household, Erastus, Trophimus, Eubulus, Pudens, Linus, Claudia
4:17, one true Friend.
…so don’t quarrel. 2:24-26
III. Perilous times will come. 3:1-5 3
…so fight the good fight, finish the race, keep the faith. 4:6-8