2 Timothy 1:8b An invitation to suffer

As far as invitations go, you mightn’t think too much of this one! We like invitations that speak of fellowship, personal advantage, even comfort but an invitation to join someone in suffering, for the gospel, isn’t really that exciting. I can well imagine that young Timothy would think to himself, “I’m not at all sure […]

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2 Timothy 1:12b, “I am not ashamed!”

The verse we are looking at tonight is the key verse around which Martyn Lloyd Jones writes his book, “I am not ashamed.” I personally have always found this verse encouraging and I suppose it has some nostalgia for me as when I was growing up Mum used to belong to a choir, and they […]

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2 Timothy 1:8 “Do not be ashamed!”

I think one of the reasons as to why we are so often ashamed to stand up for Jesus, is because we have taken for granted what Christ has come to achieve. Why would we be embarrassed about our Christian faith, or embarrassed about Christ or embarrassed about the preachers of God in the world? […]

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