Focus: God will use for noble purposes those who are clean and ready.
I. Holy = SET APART.
II. Holy = Set Apart FOR A PURPOSE.
III. Holy = Set Apart for a purpose, PREPARED, CLEAN and READY.
Not Ashamed: 2 Timothy Series
2 Tim 2:2, 2:14-19, 23-24
Focus: Even though you are not ashamed, avoid stupid arguments.
I. With a confused brother
A. Keep REMINDING them God is FAITHFUL.
B. Don't quarrel over SEMANTICS.
C. Don't waste your time on IRRELEVANCIES.
D. Don't be DETERRED or DERAILED.
II. With a critic...
A. Avoid STUPID ARGUMENTS.
B. Always be KIND
C. GENTLY instruct and PRAY for REPENTANCE.
Series "Not Ashamed" 2 Timothy 2:15
Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
15 Do your best to be the kind of person God will accept, and give yourself to him. Be a worker who has no reason to be ashamed of his work, one who applies the true teaching in the right way.
Focus: Present yourself to God as approved
Wouldn't you like to know you have God's approval? Gal 3:27,
Wouldn't you like to know how to present yourself to God for approval?
I. Is the LORD Well - PLEASED?
II. Is the WORK Well - DONE?
III. Is the WORD Well - USED?
IV. Is the BOOK Well - WORN?