2 Timothy 1:8 ESV

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,

Timothy: The Pastor's Primer
This first letter has to do with the ministry of the church itself -- its character and its nature, its function in the world. The second letter centers around the message that it has to convey -- the great theme is the gospel, and Timothy's relationship to that gospel.
Suffering For the Gospel - Truth For Life
The Gospel of Jesus Christ can be difficult to talk about  its message may be foreign or even offensive to others. The Apostle Paul exhorted Timothy to not be ashamed but to be willing to suffer for preaching the truth, and in this message Alistair Begg explores how that relates...
How to Think about Persecution When You're Not Very Persecuted.
In light of the brutal murder of 21 Christians in Egypt this weekend, I received a good question yesterday about suffering: How do we apply the passages on persecution when we in the West dont have much of it? Here are some examples of passages that are commonly referred to: For ...
InTouch Ministries > Read - Take a Breath - Charles Stanley
No wonder Paul urged Timothy not to be ashamed of the gospel (2 Tim. 1:8), and to be prepared for persecution from those resistant to sound ...
Message: When Grace Appeared (2 Timothy 1:8-10)
In the midst of the hurry-burly and hustle and bustle of Christmas, while we were getting the tree and trimming it, and in the midst of all that accompanies this festive season, the thought suddenly occurred to me, "How did the 1st century Christians celebrate Christmas?&quo...
An Introduction to 2 Timothy - Truth For Life
Those who lead any successful enterprise, if they are wise, will cultivate the "next generation" of leaders to ensure its success continues into the future. In this first study in 2 Timothy, Alistair Begg explains how Paul's concern for the Church led him to challenge this younge...
How Our Suffering Glorifies the Greatness of the Grace of God
We can risk our lives for Jesus because he is all we need. We only lose when we embrace comfort over the cross.
Suffering For the Gospel (Part 1 of 2) - Truth For Life
When Paul wrote from prison and advised a young pastor about the ministry, he urged Timothy to be unashamed of the testimony of Jesus. His admonition provides a lesson for anyone who follows Jesus. Be listening when well draw application from Pauls counsel on Truth For Life wit...
An Apostle in Exile
We often think of Revelation as a prophetic look at the second coming of Christ. We think of the judgment that awaits the world because He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even...

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