Sermon Bible Study Guides

2 Timothy 2:8–13 - November 1st, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 2 Timothy 2:8–13
  2. Who does Paul tell Timothy to remember?
    1. How does Paul describe him?
  3. Why is Paul suffering? 
  4. What are some contrasts in this passage?
  5. Who does Paul "endure everything" for?
    1. Why does he do this?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence
  2. What is the significance of Paul saying "the offspring of David" in v. 8?
  3. Why does Paul call it "my gospel" in v. 8?
  4. Who are "the elect" in v. 10?
  5. What does the phrase, "if we deny him, he also will deny us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful–for he cannot deny himself" mean?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How often do you remember Jesus Christ throughout the day? How can you think about him more?
  2. God's word is not bound. How does this fact give you comfort and assurance in your evangelism?
  3. What was Paul's purpose? How is yours similar or different?
  4. Sing Across the Lands to God and to one another.