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  • Usable

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jan 26, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,166 views

    To be used of God is my desire. Is that your desire today? Paul speaking to Timothy about the issue of Christians who were caught up in false teaching and Christians caught up in worldliness, instructs us as believers as to how we can be used of God.

    Usable 2 Timothy 2:19-26 Audrey Mieir wrote in her song, "To Be Used of God": "I've a yearning in my heart that cannot be denied, It's a longing that has never yet been satisfied. I want the world to know the One who loves them so. Like a flame it's burning deep inside. To be used of God, to ...read more

  • The Type Of Servant God Needs

    Contributed by Gregory Lilly on Jan 6, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,832 views

    Are you the type of servant God needs you to be? In this message let us see 7 servant types that Paul encouraged Timothy to be in order to serve God successfully.

    II Timothy 2 Intro: Serving God is a great privilege for anyone. Timothy proved to be a great servant in so many ways and in our text, we learn just how great of a servant he had become. Through Paul's encouragement, Timothy saw 7 descriptive titles for a servant and it ...read more

  • Pursuing God’s Noble Purpose

    Contributed by Carl Palatino on Feb 15, 2012
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,300 views

    How to pursue God's Noble purpose

    Pursuing God’s Noble Purpose 2 Timothy 2:21-24 Introduction: Godlessness and worldliness were invading the church. If the church failed to fulfill its purpose, God's truth would cease to go out into the world. The church would fail if its leaders failed to expound God's truth to the ...read more

  • Useful To The Master Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 6, 2011
    based on 22 ratings
     | 10,515 views

    How to make ourselves useful to the Master. 1- We must be cleansed from sin 2- We must pursue righteousness 3- We must avoid stupidity

    INTRO.- ILL.- A director was screen testing Sylvestor Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger for a new film about classic composers. Not having figured out who to give which part to, he asked Sly who he would like to be. Stallone said, "I like Mozart. I want to be Mozart" So the Director said, ...read more

  • The Great House Of God Series

    Contributed by Tony Mccreery on Aug 23, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,239 views

    Sermon 3 in a series about seeking God’s glory. Character matters. We are to be vessels for God’s glory.

    Great House of God 2 Timothy 2:20-26 Have you ever wondered what the house of God really looks like? It must be beautiful. Glowing with His glory. Each room full of warmth, love and a unique style. I can just see each room- kitchen table set with a feast of the best food you ever ate, a ...read more

  • The Body Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,185 views

    We are told that when we meet Jesus everything changes. But what should change? This series will deal with the transformation that we are supposed to undergo.

    “Transformers” Pt. 2 – The Body Last week I started talking to you about the need that we have to be transformed. As bad as we hate change and fight change there must be change in order for us to mature in our walk with Jesus. I stated to you that I believe the most crucial and critical ...read more

  • "Study To Show Yourself Approved” Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 15,875 views

    Being able to give an answer for the hope that lies within you.

    OPEN YOUR BIBLES TO 2 Peter 1:5-11 & 2 TIM 2 1. When I mention the word STUDY, what comes to mind? a. School? Library? Detention? Boring? Stale? Cheating? Consider some recent findings: A study by The Center for Academic Integrity found that almost 80% of college students admit to cheating ...read more

  • Has The Devil Taken You Captive?

    Contributed by John Akosile on May 28, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,887 views

    That was great scripture but I want to point out to you verse 26: “that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.” I want to preach to you for just a few minutes on being taken captive by the devi

    HAS THE DEVIL TAKEN YOU CAPTIVE? 2 Timothy 2:24-26 TEXT VERSE: 2 TIMOTHY 2:24-26 “AND THE SERVANT OF THE LORD MUST NOT STRIVE; BUT BE GENTLE UNTO ALL MEN, APT TO TEACH, PATIENT, IN MEEKNESS INSTRUCTING THOSE THAT OPPOSE THEMSELVES; IF GOD PREADVENTURE WILL GIVE THEM REPENTANCE TO THE ...read more

  • Useful To The Master

    Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 31, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,065 views

    I, like you I’m sure, want the church to be successful, fruitful, fulfilling prophecy, and impacting our community. So, let’s look at these “reminders” and see how we, the church, could become “Useful to the Master.”

    Useful to the Master 2 Timothy 2:14-26 I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need to be reminded over and over about certain things. Anniversaries, birthdays, taking out the trash…things like that sometimes just slip my mind and land me in hot water. Paul here is instructing Timothy to ...read more

  • Homosexuality Series

    Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 30, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,889 views

    A Biblical and logical look at arguments against Hmosexulaity and how the Christian should respond to those who choose this sinful lifestyle.

    Homosexuality Hot Potatoes that Make People HOT!!, Part 2 It goes without saying that this is not the easiest topic to talk about. For most people, just hearing the word homosexual makes them very uncomfortable. Not only is this an uncomfortable issue, but is also highly emotionally charged. ...read more

  • Vessels For God's Use

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 24, 2007
    based on 57 ratings
     | 26,612 views

    All of God’s people are a vessel of some kind.

    VESSELS FOR GOD’S USE 2 Timothy 2:19-21 INTRO: All of God’s people are a vessel of some kind. We are either a vessel that brings honor to Him, or we are a vessel that dishonors His name. Which kind of vessel are you? Paul teaches us what God expects of each of us in his instructions to ...read more

  • Practical Work Ethic Series

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Jan 10, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 851 views

    Paul moves from the words of encouragement to Timothy in Chapter 1 to words of wisdom in a credible work ethic that all Christians should strive to maintain.

    Practical Work Ethic 2 Timothy 2:1-26 I. Work’s Zeal (v. 1-7) a. Enduring Hardship (v. 3-4; 2 Corinthians 4:10) b. Maintaining Integrity (v. 5; 1 Corinthians 9:25-27) c. Brings “first” fruits (v. 6) II. Work’s Motivation (v. 8-13) a. Jesus is alive (v. 8) b. God’s Word is active (v. ...read more

  • The Biblical Principles Of Bible Study

    Contributed by Thomas Lanthrip on Sep 28, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,124 views

    I’m convinced that most of the church members, that makeup the body of Christ, are ill equipped for service. The prime reason for this is in the lack of biblical understanding of the mysteries of God that flow from the Word to those that are poorly nouris

    The Biblical principles of Bible Study 2 Timothy 2: 1-26 Intro: I’m convinced that most of the church members, that makeup the body of Christ, are ill equipped for service. The prime reason for this is in the lack of biblical understanding of the mysteries of God that flow from the Word to ...read more

  • Good Soldiers

    Contributed by Rex Deckard on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,165 views

    We are in a spiritual conflict. It is not a new conflict, but for some of us, it is new. The bad news is that this conflict will continue to intensify until the time of Great Tribulation- it will get worse and worse. The good news is- we are going to wi

    The Good Soldier II Corinthians 10:3, II Timothy 2:1-26 Pastor Rex Deckard For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)Casting down imaginations, and every high ...read more

  • Are You A Workman Or A Watcher?

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,563 views

    Descriptions of being a workman for the Lord as found in 2 Tim 2:14-26.

    Last Wednesday night we talked about several ways to witness and talk to others, and this morning is a continuation of that message in how our witness translates to the work of the ministry. I have found some sayings from various places around the web that seem to apply to almost any situation, ...read more

  • Persevere Under Hardship Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 31, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,835 views

    Are you going through tough times? It could be that God is making you into a wonderul tool - to use in furthering His kingdom. Find out how Paul encouraged Timothy to stay with it under pressure.

    Paul has just gotten finished telling Timothy that despite the fact that he was abandoned in Rome – that there were a few – like Onesiphorus, who were a great comfort during hard times. Now he takes it one step further – be strong yourself, and look for people you can trust – then pass on good ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Christian Soldier

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,140 views

    Are you showing the characteristics of a true Christian Soldier?

    OPENING On June 6th, 1944 at 5:50 in the morning a group of 100,000 plus soldiers set sail for the French shoreline at Normandy, not knowing what laid in wait for them. All they knew was that they had a mission to accomplish and they were focused on that mission. That morning marked the ...read more

  • What Do You Want To Be ?

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on May 13, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,271 views

    2 Tim 2:21-23 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.

    What Do you want to be ? 2 Tim 2:21-23 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work. 22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that ...read more

  • What Do You Want To Be ?

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on May 10, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 851 views

    2 Tim 2:21-23 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work. 22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, w

    2 Tim 2:21-23 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work. 22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure ...read more

  • Battle Gear Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,261 views

    Week three in a four week series on the essentials for conquerors.

    29, February 2004 Dakota Community Church The Essentials The Essential Characteristics of Conquerors WEEK THREE: BATTLE GEAR Introduction: We have been talking about defeating the giants in our lives this year. We looked at the necessity of courage and at the importance of competence in ...read more

  • Serve With Focus Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 12, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,500 views

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "A Faithful Servant".

    Series: A Faithful Servant (2 Timothy)[#3] SERVE WITH FOCUS 2 Timothy 2:14-26 Introduction: [Play Video Clip ¡§The Time Is Now¡¨] 1. ¡§My house is full; but My field is empty¡¨. 2. The field is ripe unto harvest. 3. Christians must focus on the Gospel of Christ. We must focus on¡K Being ...read more

  • The Life God Blesses Series

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 7,849 views

    In order to be blessed by God and be used by him, we must be grounded in the Word, confident in God, cleansed from unholy habits, and gentle with our adversaries.

    The Life God Blesses II Timothy 2:14-26 Almost five years ago we started sending free copies of my books to prisoners across America. Through a partnership with Prison Fellowship, we have distributed tens of thousands of copies of Keep Believing, What a Christian Believes, and An Anchor for the ...read more

  • Communicating The Reasonableness Of Our Faith

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Aug 13, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,652 views

    A plea to the church to get beyond rhetoric and into reason when discussing our faith, since it is a thinking person’s faith.

    Communicating the Reasonableness of Our Faith Various Scriptures August 10, 2003 Introduction When I was putting together this message, I had a hard time coming up with a title. I suppose I could have found one that was a little more concise, but I think this one communicates what I ...read more

  • Shine Like The Son

    Contributed by Ben Bannister on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 810 views

    In this sermon, we learn how to be a good example for others to follow.

    Text: 2 Tim 2:14-26 ETS: Paul gives sound advice to young Timothy. ESS: If we would follow these instructions, our BCM will be transformed from the inside out. OSS: The BCM will be changed from the inside out. PQ: What can we do to make this BCM a more effect ministry? UW: ...read more

  • A Spiritual Father's Instruction Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,653 views

    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

  • God's Gospel Goal Of Love Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Mar 11, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,592 views

    How do you build love from pure hearts with good consciences and sincere faith? We find just how NOT to do this in Paul’s letters to Timothy, then we see just how to.

    The Gospel Goal is Love 1 Timothy 1:3 As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus, in order that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines, 4 nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than ...read more

  • Vessels Fit For The Master's Use

    Contributed by Donald Carpenter on Jan 19, 2003
    based on 78 ratings
     | 19,735 views

    There are vessels of earth with limited use and effectiveness, and there are vessels of Gold and Silver usful for every good work. Which one are you?

    Vessels Fit For The Master’s Use – Part I II Timothy 2:19-26 Preached Sunday, January 5, 2003 Introduction: My prayer and personal theme for this year is "Lord, please use me in 2003!" Our life is short and fragile; riches pass, personal pleasure is empty… the only thing that will ...read more

  • The Complete Picture Of A Believer

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 208 ratings
     | 46,691 views

    In II Timothy Paul presents the believer as: a Son, a Steward, a Soldier, an Athlete, a Farmer, a Worker, a Vessel, and a Servant

    The Complete Picture Of A Believer II Tim. 2 Introduction II Timothy is Paul’s last will and testament to his spiritual son Timothy. Writing from a Roman prison cell, Paul imparts his final words of wisdom and encouragement to Timothy who is ministering in the midst of hardship and opposition ...read more

  • Call To Completion

    Contributed by Ed Mcneely on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,465 views

    Salvation is only the beginning. Seven features of a mature faith.

    Call to Completion: After salvation what’s next? 8-11-02 2 Timothy 2:1-26 Once we have accepted Jesus as our Christ, what then? Now that we are in Christ… What do we do next? Turn we me to II Timothy, Chapter 2. In these verses, we get a succinct picture of what we should be ...read more

  • How To Lead An Unashamed Ministry

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,285 views

    We need to be careful that we don’t spend more time pondering over how we say something to the detriment of what we are trying to say.If we claim to be a Christian, then we had better act like Christians.

    Sermon Title: How to Lead an Unashamed Ministry Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 2:14-26 Sunday Evening, July 16, 2000 Scripture Introduction: In our society there is much emphasis on what were the last words of a man before he dies. What is it in a persons life that would be so important that they would ...read more