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Meet For The Master’s Use
AUTHOR: Baker, David
PUBLISHED ON: May 23, 2004
DOC SOURCE: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/biblesonnyb
PUBLISHED IN: Bible Studies
TAGS: fellowship

TEXT: 2 Tim. 2:21

INTRODUCTION:
A. MEET:  Strong’s;  euchrestos (yoo’-khrays-tos);  easily used, i.e. useful:
     KJV– profitable, meet for use.
  B. WE ARE GOD’S CHOSEN INSTRUMENTS( Phil. 2:13 )  AN HONOR.
  C. WE BEST SHOW APPRECIATION BY BEING MEET FOR HIS USE.

I. HE WHO PURGES HIMSELF( 2 Tim. 2:21 ).
  A. Purge  Strong’s;  ekkathairo (ek-kath-ah’-ee-ro);  to cleanse thoroughly:
  B. WE ARE A SEPARATE PEOPLE ( 2 Cor. 6:14-17 )
  C. AS SUCH WE MUST BE CLEAN( 2 Cor. 7:1;  1 John 3:2-3 ).

II. The one who loves God( Matt. 22:37-38 ).
  A. ONE WHO LOVES THE LORD WILL SERVE HIM( 1 John 5:3 ).
  B. SOMETIMES THAT’S WHAT IT TAKES( 2 Tim. 3:12;  2:3 ).

III. THE PERSON WHO PLACES HIMSELF AT GOD’S DISPOSAL.
  A. Have this spirit, “Not my will, but thine be done” ( Lk. 22:42).
  B. This attitude, “Here am I; send me” (Isa. 6:8).
  C. WE MUST BE GIVEN TO GOD( 2 Cor. 8:5;  1 Pet. 4:19 ).

IV. The man who makes preparation( 2 Tim. 2:21 ).
  A. RECURRENT THEME IN 2 Tim.( 2 Tim. 2:2,  15 ).
  B. GROWTH IS EXPECTED( Heb. 5:12-14 )

V. The man of prayer.
  A. JESUS WAS GIVEN TO PRAYER.
  B. WE ARE TOLD TO PRAY( 2 Thess. 5:17;  Col. 4:2 ).
  C. PRAYER WORKS( James 1:5-7;  5:16 ).

VI. The student of the Word.
  A. This is our weapon (Eph. 6:17).
  B. INSTRUCTIONS FOR TIMOTHY( 1 Tim. 4:13 ).
  C. Col. 3:16

CONCLUSION:
  A. THE LORD NEEDS US IN HIS WORK.
  B. ARE WE MEET?

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