Praying Through God’s Word: 2 Timothy

2 Timothy 1:1-2:7 Lord, we're not to keep Your Word to ourselves. You've given us the "Gospel." Help us to share it with "faithful" people who will "pass it on to others" (2 Timothy 1:11,13 & 2:2). 2 Timothy 2:8-3:9 Help us, Lord, to "remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead" (2 Timothy 2:8). Jesus …

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2 Timothy

2 TIMOTHY  1:1-2:7 -  God’s Word is not to be kept to ourselves. Paul was called by God to be a ‘preacher’ of the ‘Gospel’ (11). He passed God’s Word on to Timothy, encouraging him to share the message with ‘faithful’ people who would pass it on to others’ (13; 2:2). Everyone has their part …

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Strengthened by the Word of God and the Spirit of God

"The Spirit entered me when the Lord spoke to me" (Ezekiel 2:1). These words come to us from the prophet, Ezekiel. The name, Ezekiel, means "strengthened by God." How was Ezekiel strengthened by God? In Ezekiel 2:1, we read about the Word of God: "the Lord spoke to me" and the Spirit of God - …

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The Holy Spirit In The Life Of Faith

Learning From God's Word

Here are two links to an audio version of a lecture given in January 1987:
The Holy Spirit is the Breath of God. All Scripture is God-breathed. We experience the Breath of God upon our life when we listen attentively to the God-breathed Scriptures. Paul speaks, in 2 Timothy 3:15-17, of the relationship between the Breath of God (the Holy Spirit) and the God-breathed Word (the Holy Scriptures) – ‘the Holy Scriptures … are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work’.
1) The Holy Spirit uses the Word of God to make us wise.
The wisdom…

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