2 Timothy 2:1-4 – PRINCIPLES FOR A GODLY PASTOR

 BE STRONG IN GRACE – Vs. 1

Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 

BE SELECTIVE IN TEACHING – Vs. 2 (Train “faithful men”)

And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. 

BE STUBBORN IN ENDURANCE – Vs. 3

Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. 

BE SEPARATED IN BEHAVIOR – Vs. 4

No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.