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Chapter
2 Timothy 2

Book of 2 Timothy - Chapter 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 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 farmers who labor 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 seed 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 faithful: "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. 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 they will proceed further in ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:17

and their word 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 towards 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 his will.