Lesson Plan based on Inductive Study

Lesson Plan

Passage: 2 Timothy 4:1-8

Cross References:

  • Preach the Word – Acts 10:34-43.
  • Be ready in season and out – Matthew 26:36-44; Luke 12:25-40; 2 Corinthians 9:1-5; Titus 3:1
  • Reprove –Proverbs 9:8; Proverbs 19:25; Revelation 3:19
  • Rebuke –Proverbs 13:1; Proverbs 17:10,24-25; Proverbs 27:5; Luke 17:3-4; 1 Timothy 5:1, 20; Titus 1:7-14
  • Exhort –Acts 2:40; Acts 11:23; Acts 13:15; Romans 12:8; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; Hebrews 3:13; Hebrews 12:5-6, Hebrews 13:22; 1 Peter 5:12; Titus 2:15
  • Be self-controlled –1 Cor 9:25-27, Proverbs 25:28, Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Timothy 1:7, 3:3

Exegetical Idea:
We are to set our hearts on Christ’s appearing by holding fast to the truth and fulfilling the ministry.

Pedagogical Idea:
The way that we fulfill the ministry is by preaching the message, staying ready, reproving, rebuking, exhorting. As we do these things, we must remain self controlled, endure hardship, and do an evangelists work. Christ will count as righteous those who are faithful.

Lesson AIM(S)

  • Cognitive (Head):
    The students will understand what it means to preach the message, be ready, reprove, rebuke, exhort, and be self controlled.
  • Affective (Heart):
    That the students would long for Christ to return, and for Him to award them the crown of righteousness.
  • Behavioral (Hands):
    That students would continue to evaluate their lives in these areas, personally and with an accountability partner, based on the list of questions provided. That they would repent and ask for help in the areas where they are weak, and that they would continue to persevere in the areas where they are strong.
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