2 Timothy 2:1-13 CSB

Be Strong in Grace

1 You, therefore, my child, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

References for 2 Timothy 2:1

      2 And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
      3 Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
      4 To please the recruiter, no one serving as a soldier gets entangled in the concerns of everyday life.
      5 Also, if anyone competes as an athlete, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.
      6 It is the hardworking farmer who ought to be the first to get a share of the crops.
      7 Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
      8 Keep in mind Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descended from David, according to my gospel.
      9 For this I suffer, to the point of being bound like a criminal; but God's message is not bound.
      10 This is why I endure all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
      11 This saying is trustworthy:a For if we have died with Him, we will also live with Him;

      References for 2 Timothy 2:11

        • a 2:11 - 1 Tm 1:15; 3:1; 4:9; Ti 3:8
          12 if we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us;
          13 if we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.