2 Timothy 3:12-17 – WHEN BEING A CHRISTIAN IS NOT EASY

We all have times when living for the Lord seems to be especially hard. We need to remember the following principles:

1. THE FACT OF PERSECUTION. Vss. 12-13

All Christians will be harassed because of their faith. They live in a world that is full of wickedness.

2. THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD’S SERVANT. Vs. 14

Like Timothy, we are to continue in the faith which we have been taught.

3. THE FOCUS ON GOD’S WORD Vss. 15-17

We are to concentrate on knowing God’s word. The Word makes us wise, comes from God, and provides us with “doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness.”.