II Timothy: Faithful to the End

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What Canyon Believes About the Inerrancy of Scripture

A Quick Look at What We Believe About Inerrancy Inspiration, when speaking of scriptural text, means “to breath into” or “to fill.” 2 Timothy 3:16 states, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” The word translated here as “breathed out” may also [...]

Using “Time Outs” Effectively | 2 Timothy 4:13

  Introduction   In a couple of hours I will begin the very first two-week vacation that I’ve had in over 15 years of full-time employment.  I’ve taken a week off here and there over that time, but I have not taken off two weeks in a row in a long, long time.  [...]

Difficult Relationships and an Unfailing Friend | 2 Timothy 4:9-22

Introduction At first glance, this text looks like a hodgepodge of disconnected ideas.  Some people skip right over it and figure Paul’s personal business back then is of little consequence to the church today.  But the faithful student of God’s Word has a much different view of this text.  They know that every [...]

Paul’s Example of Finishing Well | 2 Timothy 4:6-8

  audio mp3="https://canyonverdedownloads.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/2-timothy-4-6-8-pauls-example-of-finishing-well.mp3"][/audio This is not a complete recording of this weeks message, please see the written text below for the complete message. Introduction It’s never good news when the doctor calls and says: Your test results came in. We need to see you right away. When someone is faced with a serious illness or terminal cancer, [...]

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Faithful in the Present | 2 Timothy 4:5

  Introduction   The Apostle Paul likes to use analogies about running. I strive to discipline my body and keep it under control in every area. (1 Corinthians 9:27) So, I work out and I run. I run long distances. I like to listen to good preaching while I’m running, so I’m disciplining [...]

Imminent Demands of the Gospel | 2 Timothy 4:1-2

Introduction   In the mid 1860’s, a French sculptor was commissioned to create the Statue of Liberty. Lady Liberty was placed on her pedestal in the late 1880’s. Do you know what was not in the sky in the 1880’s? Airplanes. The airplane was not invented until the early 1900’s. The sculptor probably [...]

Excellence in Life | 2 Timothy 3:16-4:8

  Introduction   In the last part of the 20th century, it has been exciting to see the church in China explode in size.  In the early 1900’s it would have been difficult to find any Christians in China and now there is a thriving church.  Now, some of the church is still [...]

Eyewitnesses with Changed Lives | 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:16-18

  Introduction   Imagine you are in your car and you began flipping through the radio stations. As you are going through all the choices, you realize something strange. The message on each one of those stations is the exactly same. Every one of the station of the radio are all talking about [...]

Scripture Speaks for Itself | 2 Timothy 3

  Genesis 1; Psalm 19; Matthew 2, 22; Mark 1; Luke 24; John 10, 14, 15, 16; Romans 1,3; 1 Corinthians 14; 1 Thessalonians 2; 2 Timothy 3; 1 Peter 1; 2 Peter 3; Revelation 1 Introduction Imagine there was a group of hikers, way out in the back woods on a hiking [...]

Scripture is God Breathed | 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Introduction   A Pastor’s Concern I want to begin today with a burden God has placed on my heart while I was studying this week A man named Jeffery Hayden conducted a survey of over 7,00 clergymen. These were men actively in the ministry. When asked if they believed that the Scriptures are [...]