Summary: Timothy, like many young people today, faced opposition in his endeavor to live for God. Each chapter of 2 Timothy offers advice from the Apostle Paul to his son in the faith.


· Timothy, like many young people today, was trying to serve God.

· He faced many obstacles in the ministry.

· This was discouraging to him.

· Paul, his spiritual father, wrote to encourage him

· Each chapter of 2 Timothy offers encouragement.


1. STIR UP---1:6

A. Each of us has at least one gift —1 Timothy 4:14

B. If we don’t use it God will take it away

C. Ill} “Parable of Talents—Matthew 25:14-28

2. STAND UP---2:1-4

A. We are in a battle—Ephesians 6:10-12

B. Our enemy is real—1 Peter 5:8

C. We’re on the winning side!—James 4:7

3. STAY UP---3:12-17

A. You will have opposition—Matthew 10:22

B. You must continue on despite the opposition

C. You will be rewarded—James 1:12

4. SPEAK UP---4:1-5

A. “Be instant in season…”= Even when it’s not popular.

B. How do you react to a dirty joke, etc.?

C. Do people know what you believe?


· It takes guts to live for God!

· It may cost you some family or friends.

· God will bless you for your faithfulness.

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