April 3, 2016
Paul did what we should desire to do – he served his Lord faithfully with his final days. He didn’t put his life on “cruise.” He pressed on with the prize in view. He was full of hope, not regrets.
March 13, 2016
Paul is giving final orders to a fellow-soldier, Timothy, who was to press on patiently. Paul condensed several years, trips, and miles into a few words. His calming confidence should be ours.
March 6, 2016
These are not easy times to plant a church or build up a church. How did Christ expect the church to grow? What Paul tells Timothy is what every church should hear and follow.
February 28, 2016
Timothy had his “opponents” to correct with gentleness (2:25), men who “opposed the truth” (3:8). Part I
February 7, 2016
Every true disciple wants to finish the race with grace. Paul’s forecast was “bad to worse” (v. 13). With fatherly love, Paul admonishes Timothy to “continue” (v. 14), to be strong in the Lord.
January 24, 2016
Paul warned Timothy of those who taught heresy. He also pointed out how they think and act. This is important so we can identify spiritual error, and know how we are not to conduct ourselves. Part I
January 17, 2016
Paul warned Timothy of those who taught heresy. He also pointed out how they think and act. This is important so we can identify spiritual error, and know how we are not to conduct ourselves.
November 22, 2015
Teaching that doesn’t line up with Christ and the apostles has no value for the church. Timothy was to identify false teaching and expose false teachers
November 15, 2015
Paul never lost hope because he never lost sight of the goal. What was the goal?
November 8, 2015
We need the strength the Almighty alone can give, and we need to labor in light of the fact that He watches and rewards as no other.