Category Archives: 2 Timothy

Rejoice in the Lord

Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise … A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. … I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while … Continue reading

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You will abound in every good work

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that all God’s people may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, … Continue reading

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified … Do your best to present yourself to God as one … Continue reading

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Learn to do right

Come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God—I say this to your shame. … Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that … Continue reading

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You were called so that you may inherit a blessing

To those who have been called, who are loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. … In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him … Continue reading

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To God’s elect

(You) have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

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Each of you should learn to control your own body

Better a patient person than a warrior, those with self-control than those who take a city … Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.

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Let your gentleness be evident to all

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.

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Be kind and compassionate to one another

As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. … The Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. … Therefore, as we have opportunity, … Continue reading

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May the Lord direct your hearts into Christ’s perseverance

And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive … flee from all this … encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. … But you,  … pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. 

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