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Browsing "2 Timothy (written)"

2 Timothy 2:5

Mar 21, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Timothy, 2 Timothy (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. 2 Timothy 2:5

Paul now changes his comparison from the soldier to an athlete to continue to open Timothy’s mind to proper Christian life. He says, “And also if anyone competes in athletics.” The word is found only in this verse (twice), athleó.Read the rest

2 Timothy 2:4

Mar 20, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Timothy, 2 Timothy (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  3 Comments

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier. 2 Timothy 2:4

Continuing on with the simile of the previous verse (being as a soldier), Paul next says to Timothy, “No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life.” When people are enlisted in the military, that is their sphere of life.Read the rest

2 Timothy 2:3

Mar 19, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Timothy, 2 Timothy (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Monday, 19 March 2018

You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. 2 Timothy 2:3

Within the verse, the words chosen by Paul include the thought of “with.” In essence, Paul is telling Timothy that he is not alone in the hardships he will endure. What he says conveys the idea of, “You therefore, must endure hardships along with me.” Paul is in prison, and he is suffering privation and loneliness.… Read the rest

2 Timothy 2:2

Mar 18, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Timothy, 2 Timothy (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  3 Comments

Sunday, 18 March 2018

And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. 2 Timothy 2:2

Paul just told Timothy to “be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” Now, in order that this will continue on beyond Timothy, he gives the admonition of this verse.Read the rest

2 Timothy 2:1

Mar 17, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Timothy, 2 Timothy (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  2 Comments

Saturday, 17 March 2018

You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 2:1

Paul now redirects his focus and attention on his “son” Timothy. He has been speaking of those who were faithless, Phygellus and Hermogenes of verse 1:15; and of Onesiphous who remained faithful as is recorded in verses 1:16-18.Read the rest

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