We underestimate our ability to exude the power of God in and through our lives. Make no mistake, in and of ourselves, we are powerless, have no control and are nothing.
As a believer, we are born again with the Spirit of God that lives in us. As a result, He in US produces the fruit of the Spirit, the ability to be confident, and overcome the enemy, as well as in doing the work of God in the earth…but do we believe we possess that kind of power? Do we believe that power lives inside of us? H...
In the previous chapter, we read about what perilous times look like in the last days before Christ's return. In going through some of these worst times already, and preparing for what's to come before Christ comes back, what does living as a believer look like? How can we be confident and courageous in life as true followers of Christ during the most evil of times as projected and described in the Bible?
The answer is in 2 Timothy 2, and specifically addressed in verses 1-7:
Paul says to ...
Next week, we will go back and read chapter 2, which encourages the believer to be strong, but it encourages us to do so in light of what is to come in chapter 3, which is our focus for this week.
Verse 2 Timothy 3:1 describes the "perilous times" that are to come in the last days, which are times that will be hard to deal with and difficult to bear.
The irony written in this chapter is rather startling because it juxtaposes the hope the young Timothy gave us as believers in 2 Timothy 2. H...