II Timothy 1-2: Keeping up the good work.

September 6, 2015. Daily Reading: II Timothy 1-2. Background: See I Timothy background. This is Paul’s second letter to His beloved child in the faith, Timothy, who had been an aid and fellow servant to him throughout his ministry (see Philippians 2:19-24). This letter seems to be written at the end of Paul’s life, just…

Proverbs 13: More proverbs.

July 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 13 Background: Proverbs 11-12. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 13 Proverbs: Chapter 13 continues in like fashion of the previous few chapters, laying out wisdom in proverbs of couplets. Here we find some themes that are beginning to reoccur throughout the proverbs. These themes include listening to a father’s wisdom,…

Diligent study.

January 15, 2014. “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling┬áthe word of truth.” (II Tim. 2:15) Today is a call for further study. I do not believe that God intended for us to be fed our beliefs. It is my fear, however,…