Posts with the tag “2-timothy”

2 Timothy 4
by Audrey Rogers on October 6th, 2020
2 Timothy 4:2Preach the Word. Have you ever listened to a preacher and realized that after 15-20 minutes Scripture has not once been referenced? Or perhaps a Scripture is read at the beginning, but it only served as a point of departure. But the clear mandate here is to preach the Word. So that means open the Word and stay with the Word. Preacher, you have nothing else to offer. If you have storie...  Read More
2 Timothy 3
by Audrey Rogers on October 5th, 2020
2 Timothy 3:16-17All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. In the beginning, God formed the man of dust and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature. So thankful God breathed in us. And he continues to ...  Read More
2 Timothy 2
by Audrey Rogers on October 2nd, 2020
2 Timothy 2:24The Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome. Do you ever dream about having the right comeback? Do you ever imagine pinning your opponent to the wall? Oh, how satisfying that would be. So, in the moment you scramble for the right words, hoping to register the decisive blow. One time I can remember engaging in an argument. Let’s call it a debate. A heated debate. This person and I were...  Read More
2 Timothy 1
by Audrey Rogers on October 1st, 2020
2 Timothy 1:7For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. We’ve always told our kids not to accept gifts from strangers. Same thing applies here. If anybody but your Father in Heaven gives you something, you don’t need to receive it. And fear is at the top of the list. Just simply decline and say, “I don’t accept gifts from strangers.” But for some reaso...  Read More