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BASIC SCRIPTURES 1 September 2023

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BASIC SCRIPTURES 1 September 2023

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2 Timothy 1:1-9 (ESV): 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,

2 To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

3 I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day.

4 As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy.

5 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 as well.

6 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,

7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

8 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,

9 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 2:2 (ESV): and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.

1 Corinthians 16:22 (ESV): If anyone has no love for the Lord, let him be accursed. Our Lord, come!


BASIC SCRIPTURES 1 September 2023

2 Timothy 1:1-9: In this passage, the apostle Paul is writing to Timothy, his beloved child in faith. He starts by reminding Timothy of his apostolic authority and by sending him greetings of grace, mercy, and peace. Paul expresses his gratitude to God for Timothy and emphasizes the importance of the sincere faith that Timothy possesses, which has been passed down through his family. The passage encourages Timothy not to be fearful but to embrace the power, love, and self-control that God provides. Paul also reminds Timothy to be bold in proclaiming the gospel and not to be ashamed of it. The passage reflects on God’s calling, purpose, and grace, underscoring that salvation is not earned through works but is a result of God’s eternal plan.

2 Timothy 2:2: In this verse, Paul instructs Timothy to take what he has learned from Paul and entrust it to faithful individuals who will then teach others. This verse emphasizes the importance of passing on the teachings of the faith through a chain of faithful transmission. It highlights the concept of discipleship and the idea that the teachings of the faith should continue to be propagated from one generation to the next.

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1 Corinthians 16:22: This verse is a powerful statement about the importance of love for the Lord. It warns that if anyone lacks this love, they are to be accursed. The phrase “Our Lord, come!” expresses an eager anticipation for the return of Jesus Christ. This verse underscores the centrality of love in the Christian faith and the urgency of being in a loving and devoted relationship with the Lord.

Reflection: These passages from 2 Timothy and 1 Corinthians highlight several significant aspects of the Christian faith. They emphasize the importance of sincere faith, the role of passing on teachings, the necessity of love for the Lord, and the anticipation of Christ’s return. Together, they remind us of the deep connection between faith, love, and the responsibility to share and pass on the truths of the gospel. They also encourage believers to live with purpose, boldness, and a focus on the eternal perspective.

These passages can serve as a foundation for reflection on one’s own faith journey, discipleship, and the attitude of love and devotion to God. They call believers to actively participate in the ongoing work of God’s kingdom, both through personal growth and through sharing the message of salvation with others.

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