2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:19-22‬ ‭‬‬

“Give my greetings to Priscilla and Aquila and those living in the household of Onesiphorus. Erastus stayed at Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick at Miletus. Do your best to get here before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers and sisters. May the Lord be withContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:19-22‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:14-18‬ ‭‬‬

“Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm, but the Lord will judge him for what he has done. Be careful of him, for he fought against everything we said. The first time I was brought before the judge, no one came with me. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be counted against them. But theContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:14-18‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:9-13‬‬‬

“Timothy, please come as soon as you can. Demas has deserted me because he loves the things of this life and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus has gone to Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Bring Mark with you when you come, for he will be helpful to meContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:9-13‬‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:3-5‬ ‭‬‬

“For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear. They will reject the truth and chase after myths. But you should keep a clear mind inContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:3-5‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:1-2‬ ‭‬‬

“I solemnly urge you in the presence of God and Christ Jesus, who will someday judge the living and the dead when he comes to set up his Kingdom: Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬Continue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭4:1-2‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:16-17‬ ‭‬‬

“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.”‭‭Continue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:16-17‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:14-15‬ ‭‬‬

“But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know you can trust those who taught you. You have been taught the holy Scriptures from childhood, and they have given you the wisdom to receive the salvation that comes by trusting in Christ Jesus.”‭‭ 2Continue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:14-15‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:10-13‬ ‭

“But you, Timothy, certainly know what I teach, and how I live, and what my purpose in life is. You know my faith, my patience, my love, and my endurance. You know how much persecution and suffering I have endured. You know all about how I was persecuted in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra—but the LordContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:10-13‬ ‭”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:6-9‬ ‭‬‬

“They are the kind who work their way into people’s homes and win the confidence of vulnerable women who are burdened with the guilt of sin and controlled by various desires. (Such women are forever following new teachings, but they are never able to understand the truth.) These teachers oppose the truth just as JannesContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:6-9‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:5‬ ‭‬‬

“They will act religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. Stay away from people like that!”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭3:5‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Paul admonishes Timothy to avoid people who reject God’s power in their lives, while trying to fit in with God’s people. This comes after a long list of the typeContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:5‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:1-4‬ ‭‬‬

“You should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times. For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and ungrateful. They will consider nothing sacred. They will be unloving and unforgiving; they will slander othersContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭3:1-4‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:25-26‬ ‭‬‬

“Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth. Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap. For they have been held captive by him to do whatever he wants.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭2:25-26‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The war front of evangelismContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:25-26‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:22-24‬ ‭‬‬

“Run from anything that stimulates youthful lusts. Instead, pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts. Again I say, don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights. A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind toContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:22-24‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:20-21‬ ‭‬‬

“In a wealthy home some utensils are made of gold and silver, and some are made of wood and clay. The expensive utensils are used for special occasions, and the cheap ones are for everyday use. If you keep yourself pure, you will be a special utensil for honorable use. Your life will be clean,Continue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:20-21‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:19‬ ‭‬‬

“But God’s truth stands firm like a foundation stone with this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and “All who belong to the Lord must turn away from evil.””‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭2:19‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The temptation since Eden has been to turn away from God’s truth in favor of our own understanding. To sayContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:19‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:14-18‬‬‬

“Remind everyone about these things, and command them in God’s presence to stop fighting over words. Such arguments are useless, and they can ruin those who hear them. Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and whoContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:14-18‬‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:11-14‬ ‭‬‬

“This is a trustworthy saying: If we die with him, we will also live with him. If we endure hardship, we will reign with him. If we deny him, he will deny us. If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, for he cannot deny who he is. Remind everyone about these things, and command themContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:11-14‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:8-10‬ ‭‬‬

“Always remember that Jesus Christ, a descendant of King David, was raised from the dead. This is the Good News I preach. And because I preach this Good News, I am suffering and have been chained like a criminal. But the word of God cannot be chained. So I am willing to endure anything ifContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:8-10‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:3-7‬ ‬‬

“Endure suffering along with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. Soldiers don’t get tied up in the affairs of civilian life, for then they cannot please the officer who enlisted them. And athletes cannot win the prize unless they follow the rules. And hardworking farmers should be the first to enjoy the fruitContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:3-7‬ ‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:1-2‬ ‭‬‬

“Timothy, my dear son, be strong through the grace that God gives you in Christ Jesus. You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses. Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭2:1-2‬ ‭NLT‬‬ In times ofContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭2:1-2‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:15-18‬ ‭‬‬

“As you know, everyone from the province of Asia has deserted me—even Phygelus and Hermogenes. May the Lord show special kindness to Onesiphorus and all his family because he often visited and encouraged me. He was never ashamed of me because I was in chains. When he came to Rome, he searched everywhere until heContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:15-18‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:13-14‬ ‬‬

“Hold on to the pattern of wholesome teaching you learned from me—a pattern shaped by the faith and love that you have in Christ Jesus. Through the power of the Holy Spirit who lives within us, carefully guard the precious truth that has been entrusted to you.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭1:13-14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ This passage is anContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:13-14‬ ‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:8‬ ‭‬‬

“So never be ashamed to tell others about our Lord. And don’t be ashamed of me, either, even though I’m in prison for him. With the strength God gives you, be ready to suffer with me for the sake of the Good News.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭1:8‬ ‭NLT‬‬ If Christian’s understand that they have a powerContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:8‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:6-7‬ ‭‬‬

“This is why I remind you to fan into flames the spiritual gift God gave you when I laid my hands on you. For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”‭‭ 2 Timothy‬ ‭1:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The responsibility of every believer is to “fan the flame,”Continue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:6-7‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:3-5‬ ‭‬‬

“Timothy, I thank God for you—the God I serve with a clear conscience, just as my ancestors did. Night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. I long to see you again, for I remember your tears as we parted. And I will be filled with joy when we are together again. IContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:3-5‬ ‭‬‬”

2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:1-2‬ ‬‬

“This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. I have been sent out to tell others about the life he has promised through faith in Christ Jesus. I am writing to Timothy, my dear son. May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord giveContinue reading “2 TIMOTHY‬ ‭1:1-2‬ ‬‬”