Consider my friend Jack’s advice, and make the simple switch…from passive to personal.
What is the Bible to you? Is it a well-worn book on your coffee table, or a book that sits untouched on a bookshelf gathering dust? Is it a book “inspired of God” (2 Timothy 3:16) or just a good book written by average men?
There are many opinions of the Bible today and my goal today is not to examine the evidence concerning what I believe, but to look at a man who believed the Scriptures to be more than just a good book.
In the book of 2 Timothy Paul is writing to the young preacher Timothy. This young preacher appears to not be doing what he was asked to do in the first letter (1 Timothy 1:3-5) because he is fearful and ashamed (2 Timothy 1:7-8).
In charging Timothy to pick himself up and begin the work again Paul shows himself as an example of one who…
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