Oct 21, 2016 – 2 Timothy 2

Read 2 Timothy 2

Today’s reading is a continuation of Paul’s second letter to Timothy. Remember that Timothy was a young pastor who obviously had a close relationship with his mentor, Paul.

As you read this chapter, think about these things…

  • How would you describe the closeness between Paul and Timothy?
  • What illustrations did Paul use to help Timothy understand endurance or suffering?
  • Paul talks about why he is suffering. (Remember that Paul is in jail in Rome at this point.) From vv 8-10, why does Paul suffer?
  • Starting in v15 and going to the end of the chapter, Timothy is encouraged to “be a good worker”. What is the goal?
  • Describe are the characteristics of a diligent worker for Jesus that Paul lists.

That command to be a good worker is very much applicable to us. As you consider your service to the Lord, what is He showing you that you need to change? How can you be a better worker for the Lord?

Always remember that Jesus Christ, a descendant of King David, was raised from the dead. -v8

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