“Approved By God” 2 Timothy 2:8-19

June 18 2023

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:8-19

Big Idea: We live for God’s approval by finding motivation in the truth and promises of the gospel.

Our Motivation: The Truth and Promises of the Gospel: 2:8–13

  1. Christ’s Past: Remember the victorious Christ (2:8)
  2. Paul’s Present: Witness an enduring commitment (2:9-10)
  3. Our Future: Embrace the promise of our glorious future (2:11-13)

Our Instruction: C.A.R.E.

  1. Concentrate on God’s promises 2:14
  2. Aim for God’s Approval in handling God’s Word 2:15
  3. Reject False Teachings and Living 2:16–19
  4. Establish a solid foundation in God’s Word 2:19