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Category: 2 Timothy

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Stay Strong #8 – Until the End

Dr. Branson Parler As we celebrate Palm Sunday, we will see today how Jesus’ actions set the pattern for Paul, Timothy, and all future Christians. But he is not merely the pattern for us; he is the one who makes our faithfulness possible. It is his grace and Spirit that enables us to stay strong…
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Stay Strong #7 – Expect Persecution?

Rev. Eric Schalk Many of us have been mocked once or twice for saying or doing something strange. Most of us have not been persecuted for our faith. In our text this morning we will see that Paul tells everyone who desires to live a godly life that they will be persecuted. We’ll explore what…
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Stay Strong #6 – The Folly of False Teaching

Dr. Branson Parler In our text for today, we will see the nature of false teachers and those who fall prey to them. By seeing what not to do, we can be equipped and empowered to know what we should do. As we strive to stay strong, we need to learn to embrace the power…
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Stay Strong #5 – Pursue the Noble Life

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we pick up our series on 2 Timothy. Our text helps us to think through what we are to do when someone attacks the baton of faith. We will see how God calls us to deal with issues in the church, and why it is vital we work towards reconciliation.

Stay Strong #3 – Receive, Pass, Endure

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we pick up our series on 2 Timothy. This morning we will focus on our need to be constantly receiving the gospel message so we can constantly pass on the gospel message. Paul’s instructions come with a call to endure all things so that the message of Christ will reach all…
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Stay Strong #2 – Not Ashamed

Dr. Branson Parler What do we do when we face difficulty in our faith? In today’s text, we will see how Paul encourages Timothy and us to stand firm in the Gospel. The reality of God’s amazing love for us and examples of Christians who have gone before us should motivate us to “guard the…
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Stay Strong #1 – Fan the Flame

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we begin a new series on 2 Timothy. Eric Schalk and Branson Parler will take turns preaching from this great letter that will help us navigate our time of transition. This morning, we will focus on the first chapter of 2 Timothy, and look at Paul’s challenge to have a bold…
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