in the presence of God – 17

which is why I suffer as I do. but I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that day what has been entrusted to me. [2 timothy 1:12] until that day… “that day” is the day when Christ returns and by the power...

in the presence of God – 16

… who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, for which I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher, [2 timothy 1:10-11] in God’s grand redemptive plan, he chooses to use vessels of weakness to declare his greatness. this...

in the presence of God – 15

“and which now has been manifested through the appearing of our savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,” [2 timothy 1:10] our savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death… may this truth move our hearts to...

in the presence of God – 14

“[God,] who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,”  [2 timothy 1:9] not because of our works … do you hear the freedom in that? do you hear...

in the presence of God – 13

therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, [2 timothy 2:8] prisoner – a person deprived of liberty … (merriam-webster dictionary) paul wrote this letter to...

in the presence of God – 12

therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God…[2 timothy 1:8] in a courtroom, when a witness is called to the stand to give their testimony, what is it they are being...