1 Timothy 1:1-2
Higgins Lake Baptist Church
Kevin Pierpont, Pastor-Teacher
A pastor was invited to have dinner with a family in his church. While waiting for the meal to be served he asked the young son what they would be having to eat. The boy informed the pastor they would be having goat.
"Are you sure?" the pastor asked.
"Yes, I’m sure. I heard Dad say to mom, ‘let’s have the old goat for dinner today."
Unlike the man who referred to his pastor as an old goat, Scripture refers to the pastor as a shepherd. We begin a new study this morning in the book of 1 Timothy and one of the topics, among others, that we’ll be talking about is the pastor. The book of 1 Timothy is one of three pastoral epistles that Paul penned. The other two are 2 Timothy and Titus. As we study the book of 1 Timothy in the weeks ahead we’ll discover a variety of topics. [Read more…] about Dear Timothy – 1 Timothy 1:1-2