August 11 2 Timothy 1

August 11  2 Timothy 1 (ESV) Greeting 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,   2 To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Guard the Deposit Entrusted to You … More August 11 2 Timothy 1

Delight in solutions

John Piper with a warning: Beware of being like the people in 2 Timothy 3:7 who are “always learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.” Delight in solutions; don’t forever resist them as though it is noble to ever be the struggling skeptic.

Keep the Faith!

John Piper, in a sermon from 2 Timothy 4, “I Have Kept the Faith” The two pictures of a fight and a race illustrate what is involved in keeping the faith. But before we go into what is involved in keeping the faith I better say something brief about the nature of faith itself. The … More Keep the Faith!

Struggling skeptic?

John Piper with a warning: Beware of being like the people in 2 Timothy 3:7 who are “always learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.” Delight in solutions; don’t forever resist them as though it is noble to ever be the struggling skeptic.

How does the Bible equip us for “every good work”?

2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. John Piper, in a sermon, “All Scripture Is Breathed Out by God and Profitable” That is a remarkable … More How does the Bible equip us for “every good work”?