16 December 2020
Soldier – Athlete – Farmer – Part 1
In our series, “Soldier – Athlete – Farmer,” Pastor Sean takes us through 2 Timothy 2:1-7 looking into the final epistle that Paul wrote before being martyred. This letter was specifically written to Timothy Paul’s son in the faith and now Pastor of the church at Ephesus. Paul shares 3 different professions that are designed to give Timothy understanding concerning his walk with God and his ministry. From these examples, we will glean truth from the Lord for our lives today. Knowledge from the Scriptures multiplies grace and peace in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Tim 2:7 Think over these things I am saying [understand them and grasp their application], for the Lord will grant you full insight and understanding in everything. AMP
Part 1 – Before Paul goes into describing the athlete, soldier, and farmer he encourages Timothy and us today to find our strength in the grace that is in Jesus Christ. Our Christian walk has challenges, whether that is in ministry or our daily walk as disciples, these challenges should be looked at as opportunities to apply the strength we have in God’s grace to grow spiritually and overcome the attack of the enemy. In today’s message, you will learn about the great strength of God that is available for every believer every day.