Category Archives: Timothy

August 20: Still Remain Focused

Read 2 Timothy 4:9-22 Paul was lonely. I imagine prison inside a dungeon will do that to a man. Oh, and also, his friends had abandoned him. “At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me” (v16). … Continue reading

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August 19: Preach the Word

Read 2 Timothy 4:1-8 Paul was about to wrap up his thoughts for Timothy. He was about to wrap up his life, actually. So he wanted to make sure to emphasize the important stuff. Preach the Word! It was as … Continue reading

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August 18: The Word God Breathed

Read 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Paul sent a letter to his spiritual son, Timothy. He encouraged him in his growing faith and reminded Timothy of the example he had set for him. He instructed him in his leadership of the church at … Continue reading

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August 17: Don’t Be Deceived

Read 2 Timothy 3:1-9 and Exodus 7:8-13 Opposition of the truth was nothing new. It had been around since, well, nearly since the beginning. We see it in the Old Testament, and we see it here, in Paul’s letter to … Continue reading

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August 16: The Power of the Word

Read 2 Timothy 2:14-26 It’s scary sometimes — using words to represent Jesus. Using words to exemplify The Word Himself. “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed … Continue reading

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August 15: The Strength to Stand

Read 2 Timothy 2:1-13 He’d been abandoned by many, and in a dark hour. There was one, though, Onesiphorus, who brought the light of encouragement into Paul’s dark dungeon where he lay chained up, persecuted for the truth of Jesus … Continue reading

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August 14: Paul’s Hero Friend

Read 2 Timothy 1:15-18 The times were tough. Nero the tyrant was in charge. Known for capturing Christians and burning them in his garden as a source of light, Emperor Nero did not like followers of Jesus Christ. He persecuted Christians. … Continue reading

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