presence

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 timothy as...

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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...

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in the presence of God – 11

for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. [2 timothy 1:7] why do you think the Spirit of God guided paul to add “self-control” to the short list super powers we receive through the Spirit. “super powers” is tongue in cheek, but...

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in the presence of God – 10

for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. [ 2 timothy 1:7] as you read this verse – go back and read verses 3-7 again. as pastor marc shared last wednesday, put this one verse in total context. read it one more time and pray for God...

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in the presence of God – 9

for this reason, i remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, [2 tim 1:6] “i remind you…. fan into flame.” this is a call, a charge that paul writes to his son in the faith and a call and charge that our heavenly...

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in the presence of God – 8

i am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother lois and your mother eunice and now, i am sure, dwells in you now. [2 tim 1:5] sincere faith is faith that rests in the character of God, not in circumstances or situations. the...

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