Sunday School Lesson

Unit Theme: Timothy, Titus, Philemon

June 23, 2024 (Lesson 4)



  1. Qualifications for Pastors (1 Timothy 3:1-7)
  2. Admonitions for Pastoral Leaders (1 Timothy 5:17-20; Titus 1:5-9)
  3. Exhortations for Deacons (1 Timothy 3:8-13)



Central Truth:  Qualified Christian leaders ensure proper care for God’s household.

Focus:  Reveal and uphold the standards for ministerial offices.

Evangelism Emphasis:  Godly leadership promotes the Church’s Gospel mission.


Golden Text:  “This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work” (1 Timothy 3:1)



Daily Devotions

Monday – Good Character Required for Leaders (Exodus 18:13-24)

Tuesday – Remove Barriers From the Past (Judges 6:24-32)

Wednesday – God Vindicates Falsely Accused Leaders (Amos 5:10-17)

Thursday – The Lord Selects His Laborers (Matthew 9:35—10:4)

Friday – Recognize and Support Emerging Leaders (Galatians 2:1-10)

Saturday – Follow and Imitate Faithful Leaders (Hebrews 13:1-8)

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