Contributed on Jun 10, 2003
2 Timothy 2 gives many encouragements to remain faithful when the going gets tough. With three illustrations and a trump card... Paul shouts, "Never give up!"
2 Timothy 2:1-13 When the going gets tough… Remember Jesus! If you were in jail and on death row, what sort of letter would you write to encourage someone else to keep doing what you did to get where you are? This second letter to Timothy is just that. The last recorded letter from the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 14, 2003
What a blessing to have spiritual fathers in the faith to point us to God. Be one for someone!
Happy Father’s Day Dads! Since today is Father’s day, I thought we might look at our lesson in light of a father’s message to his son and draw some lessons from that perspective. Paul speaks of Timothy as his son four times in the letters of 1 and 2 Timothy. You might even get the impression ...read more
Contributed on Jul 5, 2003
The final words from Paul’s pen proclaim a challenging charge and a personal testimony. These are for guiding Timothy through the perils before him to the prize laid up for him in glory.
From the Charge to the Crown 2 Timothy 4 1 I solemnly charge YOU in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by HIS appearing and HIS kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and ...read more