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Fringe Issues - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient" (II Timothy 2:24). One of the plagues of modern-day Christendom is that many take up side issues and deem them all important--a point of separation between them and other Christians. Health foods,...
Snares - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... them that dwell on the face of the whole earth” (Luke 21:34,35). There is the snare of rejecting God’s word, both the written word and the living word. When Israel repudiated Christ, God said: “Let their table be made a snare,...
Teachers And Soldiers - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - taken captive by him at his will” (II Timothy 2:26). We are in a great battle for the minds of young people today. The battlefield may be the classroom, or the home, or the church, or the family television, or any place else where...
2 Timothy 2:5: strive for masteries - Study Note
... strive for masteries. Note that Paul uses seven figures in this chapter to illustrate the Christian life. The Christian is like a son (II Timothy 2:1), like a soldier (II Timothy 2:3-4), then a runner (II Timothy 2:5), a farmer (II Timothy...
The Teacher - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... all men, apt to teach, patient” (II Timothy 2:24).Patience and gentleness are invaluable Christian virtues in any occupation. Teaching, however, involves other attributes as well, and these are effectively set forth by Paul in the...
Use Of The Tongue - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... heart, this man’s religion is vain" (James 1:26). Of all the possible New Year’s resolutions that need to be made—and kept—by God’s people, control of one’s tongue is surely one of the most needed, because...
1 Timothy 3:2: one wife - Study Note
... one wife. Both bishops and deacons (I Timothy 3:12) must be monogamous and permanent in their marriages, in accord with God’s primeval command, as reinforced by Christ (Genesis 2:24; Matthew...
2 Timothy 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... wrote to him from the prison is doubtful (note II Timothy 4:12), and his location at the time remains unknown. Paul longed to see Timothy once again and urged him to come as soon as he could (II Timothy 1:4; 4:9,13,21). The main burden of his...
2 Timothy 2:24
... the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach,...
Magnificent Obsession - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... might by all means save some” (I Corinthians 9:22). This, indeed, was a magnificent obsession, and every Christian should seek to emulate it, as the Lord enables. Paul was not saying, however, that a man should become as a woman to...
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