1. The process of falling away from the faith involves replacing enjoyment of God and the blessing He provides with an outward form of religion. 1 Tim 4:1-3
A. You are in a spiritual battle.
B. The battle is for your mind.
C. The way you think affects your behavior.
2. You persevere in the faith by holding on to the truth with a thankful heart. 1 Tim 4:3-5
A. Make sure you hold on to truth.
B. Be alert to the spiritual danger that comes through the mind.
C. Remember that God wants you to enjoy Him and His blessings with a thankful heart.