What were some of the instructions Paul gave to Timothy to help the church at Ephesus?
Paul then moved on to Macedonia, leaving Timothy in Ephesus to help the embattled church and particularly to stop the advancement of false teachings: “As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus, in order that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines” (1 Tim. 1:3).
Why was Timothy sent to Thessalonica?
Because Paul was no longer able to endure the separation from the Thessalonians, he resolved to stay behind alone in Athens and sent Timothy to Thessalonica.
What did Paul say Ephesus?
Paul’s declaration is simple: “I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God” (Acts 20:24).
What was Paul to Timothy?
From that point forward, Paul mentored Timothy by equipping him for the tasks of ministry, empowering him for success, employing him for effectiveness at the church in Ephesus, and by communicating his love, respect, and appreciation for Timothy as a son, brother, and messenger of Christ.
What Paul tells Timothy?
Ephesians 3:20 sums up the message to every struggling servant perfectly: Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine. Paul tells Timothy and all other servants to enter that grace, because it is God who completes our small efforts.
Why did Paul wrote to Timothy?
Paul wrote his epistle to Timothy to help the young Church leader better understand his duties.