Tag Archive for: 2 Timothy

Strength through Scripture ~ Part 2

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

Strength through Scripture ~ Part 1

May you find strength for your current circumstances through God’s Word.  May your hope be renewed as you trust in the Lord.  And may you find shelter from the storm through God’s comforting words!

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Godless Chatter

Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly. (2 Timothy 2:16)


A big red flag comes up in my mind when I see this word.  In fact, today I was thinking about this verse while I watched someone read a tabloid magazine next to me on the plane.  I wasn’t necessarily thinking that I needed to avoid her or people that read magazines.  In fact, I found out she has served our country in the military for 10 years.  Her husband just returned from Iraq not too long ago.  What reminded me of the verse was how often people get caught up in the godless chatter of this world.  The person next to me was reading stuff that was most likely stretched far from the truth or even if it was true; was it anybody’s right to read about another person’s life in a gossip magazine?

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Hit a Home Run

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15)

To say that today has been interesting would be an under statement.  I realized that posting a devotional about Jesus Christ being the only way to Heaven would present an open door for people to offer feedback or disagree.  I have had one very interesting conversation take place with a man who is practicing Buddhism.  He feels that Christians are very closed minded and the devotional didn’t sit well with him.  He left a comment for me to find this morning.  This has reminded me of the verse above.

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