2 Timothy 2:14-26 Remind them of these things, and charge them before Godnot to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers...
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What does an approved worker look like (2:14-8,22-25)? What do you learn here about holding to the truth (2:17-19)? About service (2:20-21)? How well do you think you fit the description of an approved workman? What needs some work?
Paul charges Timothy (and us) to present ourselves to God as an approved worker. Then a few verses later he gives us the example of a useful vessel. Paul points out how our composition may differ (gold, silver, wood or clay) but lets us know that's ok because what's really important is that we are useful to God with whatever makeup we've been given.
Think about your unique makeup and how God has gifted you. What does being a useful vessel for God mean and look like for you. How do you plan to get there? Tami W.
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