A sermon on 2 Timothy
April 30, 2010
Randy Alcorn, Steve Keels, and Stu Weber speak on 2 Timothy at Good Shepherd Community Church.
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Read Quotes in Context
Randy Alcorn gives an example of going back to the context of an Old Testament verse quoted in the New Testament verse 2 Timothy 2:19 to expand our understanding of both passages.
Some People Ignore the Truth, Some Redefine it
Randy Alcorn speaks about the more subtle practice of redefining truth.
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The Vulnerability of Ignorance
Randy Alcorn warns that ignorance of true doctrine makes us vulnerable to false doctrine.
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Randy asks listeners to reflect on an important question for spiritual growth.
2 Timothy: False Teachers
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2 Timothy: Handling the Word of God
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