2 Timothy 2:11-13 The saying is sure: If we have died with him, we will also live with him;12 if we endure, we will also reign with him;
2 Timothy 2:11-13 if we deny him, he will also deny us;if we are faithless, he remains faithful—for he cannot deny himself.
The Saying is . . .Sure, Faithful, Trustworthy • 1 Tim 1:15 – Christ came into the world to save sinners. • 1 Tim 4:9-10 – There is struggle and toil because of hope in the living God, who is Savior of all people. • Titus 3:6-8 – Spirit poured out through Christ our savior, by grace, we become heirs of eternal life.
The Text’s Sure Saying • A Short Hymn or Quotation the Repeats the Theme of Endurance. • Die with Him, Live with Him • Endure, Reign with Him • Deny Him, He’ll Deny Them • They are Faithless, He remains Faithful
Faithless vs. Faithful • False Truth – Denial • Upsets the Faith, Creates Confusion • 2 Tim 2:18 • God’s Firm Foundation (Faith) Stands (2:19) • He Remains Faithful – True to His Word & Righteous Character • “God must be True” ~ Romans 3:4
Exemplified Faith • How does Christ’s faithfulness encourage you to firmly believe? • In what ways does His faithful example equip you for every good works, equip you for faithful works?