Tag: Timothy

  • The Imperfect Leader is Perfect

    The Imperfect Leader is Perfect

    1 Timothy 1:12-17 says: 12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength to do his work. He considered me trustworthy and appointed me to serve him, 13 even though I used to blaspheme the name of Christ. In my insolence, I persecuted his people. But God had mercy on me because […]

  • Follow Scripture not Sources

    Follow Scripture not Sources

    2 Timothy 4:3-5 says: 3 For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear. 4 They will reject the truth and chase after myths. 5 But […]

  • We May Be Chained but the Gospel Never Is.

    We May Be Chained but the Gospel Never Is.

    2 Timothy 2:9-10 says: 9 And because I preach this Good News, I am suffering and have been chained like a criminal. But the word of God cannot be chained. 10 So I am willing to endure anything if it will bring salvation and eternal glory in Christ Jesus to those God has chosen. The […]

  • Treat Everyone With Respect

    Treat Everyone With Respect

    1 Timothy 5:1-2: Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers. 2 Treat older women as you would your mother, and treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters. […]

  • Pray for the Winning Team

    Pray for the Winning Team

    The passage 1 Timothy 2:1-4 says: I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 2 Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness […]

  • Avoid the Shipwreck

    Avoid the Shipwreck

    1 Timothy 1:19 says: 19 Cling to your faith in Christ, and keep your conscience clear. For some people have deliberately violated their consciences; as a result, their faith has been shipwrecked. What powerful advice this is. I also find the words to be compelling. Cling, violate, and shipwreck are all very strong words. As […]