In recent messages, we’ve been looking at Paul and Timothy’s relationship as an example of discipleship. Although the Bible says Timothy knew scripture when he was young, he still had more to learn. He needed to understand it, handle it, and follow it. Paul was his mentor in those things, and that’s what we’re talking about this Sunday.
and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
If you put these things before the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, being trained in the words of the faith and of the good doctrine that you have followed.
Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.
13 [E]vil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it
8 Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, the offspring of David, as preached in my gospel, 9 for which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the word of God is not bound!
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.
16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God[b] may be complete, equipped for every good work.