We are in a series called Faith Foundations as we look at Paul’s letter to Timothy where he is instructing on what is looks like to be the people of God. In fact, you see this declaration made in 1 Timothy 3:14-15.
I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. (1 Timothy 3:14–15 ESV)
Paul is writing because he wants people to know how to behave in the household of God. This tells us something. This tells us that how we behave toward one another and how we behave as the people of God matters. We need to know who we are. We are in God’s house. We are God’s family. We are sons and daughters of God the Father being adopted into this glorious family. We are the assembly of the living God. We are being built into the dwelling place of God according to Ephesians 2:22. God is supposed to be in our midst and we reflect this in how we behave…
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