| Soldier – Athlete – Farmer – Part 4

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24 January 2021

Soldier – Athlete – Farmer – Part 4

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 4 – One of the biggest hindrances to running our race for Christ successfully is our flesh.  In today’s message, we again address the analogy of the athlete and the importance of removing weights and sins from our life in order to run a straight line for God.