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2 Timothy 2

2 Timothy 2:1  
You therefore, my child, be strengthened in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:2  
The things which you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit the same things to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:3  
You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:4  
No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.

2 Timothy 2:5  
Also, if anyone competes in athletics, he isn’t crowned unless he has competed by the rules.

2 Timothy 2:6  
The farmer who labors must be the first to get a share of the crops.

2 Timothy 2:7  
Consider what I say, and may the Lord give you understanding in all things.

2 Timothy 2:8  
Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, of the offspring of David, according to my Good News,

2 Timothy 2:9  
in which I suffer hardship to the point of chains as a criminal. But God’s word isn’t chained.

2 Timothy 2:10  
Therefore I endure all things for the chosen ones’ sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:11  
This saying is trustworthy: “For if we died with him, we will also live with him.

2 Timothy 2:12  
If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he also will deny us.

2 Timothy 2:13  
If we are faithless, he remains faithful; for he can’t deny himself.”

2 Timothy 2:14  
Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord that they don’t argue about words to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.

2 Timothy 2:15  
Give diligence to present yourself approved by God, a workman who doesn’t need to be ashamed, properly handling the Word of Truth.

2 Timothy 2:16  
But shun empty chatter, for it will go further in ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:17  
and those words will consume like gangrene, of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus:

2 Timothy 2:18  
men who have erred concerning the truth, saying that the resurrection is already past, and overthrowing the faith of some.

2 Timothy 2:19  
However, God’s firm foundation stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.”

2 Timothy 2:20  
Now in a large house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of clay. Some are for honor and some for dishonor.

2 Timothy 2:21  
If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master’s use, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 2:22  
Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 2:23  
But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.

2 Timothy 2:24  
The Lord’s servant must not quarrel, but be gentle toward all, able to teach, patient,

2 Timothy 2:25  
in gentleness correcting those who oppose him. Perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 2:26  
and they may recover themselves out of the devil’s snare, having been taken captive by him to do his will.


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