Short reflection on 2 Timothy 1:9

Short Devotion : 2 Timothy 1:9

November 20, 2017

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time.” 2 Timothy 1:9 Before time began we were on God’s mind…

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Spurgeon on 2 Timothy 4:13

July 6, 2012

When you come, be sure to bring the coat I left with Carpus at Troas. Also bring my books, and especially my papers. 2 Timothy 4:13I love this, Paul asked Timothy to bring him his books! Seems Spurgeon was impressed too: He is inspired, and yet he wants books! He has seen the Lord, and…

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Devotional Thought : 2 Timothy 4:17

October 19, 2009

But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength … 2 Timothy 4:17 Likewise, the Lord stands by our side and gives us strength to cope with whatever we have to face. If you’re anything like me though, you would prefer that the Lord removed the difficult circumstances! However, God is more interested…

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Devotional Thought : 2 Timothy 3:10

October 12, 2009

“You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, persecutions, sufferings …” 2 Timothy 3:10 I heard a minister speak on this verse just a few weeks after I became a Christian (almost 40 years ago!). His words had a big impact on me. The minister asked…

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Devotional Thought : 2 Timothy 2:7

October 5, 2009

Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this. 2 Timothy 2:7 Dr Martin Lloyd-Jones made the comment, “Faith … is primarily thinking … and the whole trouble with a man of little faith is that he does not think. He allows circumstances to bludgeon him.” This verse…

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