2 Timothy

The importance of active leadership

The famous Communist leader, Leon Trotsky, visited Chicago in 1915 and was invited to Sunday school at a local church. When he arrived at his classroom, the teacher was absent, and no one had stepped up to lead class that week. So there was no one there to share the Word of God with Leon Trotsky. 

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Having full confidence in God’s Word

Many people today love to question the Bible’s authenticity. But really, there are only three possibilities when you consider Jesus Christ and His belief in the Bible. 

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Preparing for what God has next

I remember when I was a student at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, and there was a group of young men who were preparing to go into ministry. They had come in as ministerial students and they liked to talk about how they pictured themselves up on platforms and in pulpits, preaching and winning people to Christ.

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Avoiding ‘pick-and-choose’ spiritualism

Even with the rise in atheism in recent years, we still live in a very religious world. In fact, people are finding more ways than ever to connect with “god” or some kind of “life force” that promises to give them the kind of inner peace they’re really seeking. But can their views be considered truth?

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Choose Faith over Fear

There are so many kinds of fears. In fact, there are 530 documented fears and phobias. 6.4 million people in America have actually been diagnosed with some kind of disorder in their personality because of fear.

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Breaking Free from Fear

I did a little medical research on fear, and I discovered that fear has been associated with a wide variety of illnesses and diseases including heart disease, hypertension, digestive tract diseases, ulcers, head aches, even skin disorders. Studies demonstrate that fear can cause a decreased immune response, which can lead to frequent infections and even the development of dread and deadly disease.
 

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The best way to learn the Word of God

I was meeting with a friend years ago who felt like God was calling him to be a Bible teacher. This guy was brilliant, and it was clear he had been blessed with the ability to communicate truth to others. He was hesitant, though, because as he told me, “I need to grow first in God’s Word before I share it with others.”

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Preparing for what God has next.

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.             2 Timothy 2:15   I remember when I was a student at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, and there was a group of young men who were preparing to […]

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Can You Trust the Bible

Accommodation vs. Transformation

Nearly a generation ago, Francis Schaeffer, the great biblical apologist and philosopher said, “Here is the great evangelical disaster: the failure of the evangelical world to stand for Truth as Truth!

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