Chapter-a-Day 2 Timothy 4

You’re going to find that there will be times when people will have no
stomach for solid teaching, but will fill up on spiritual junk
food—catchy opinions that tickle their fancy
. 2 Timothy 4:3 (TM)

It’s easier to grab a donut or a candy bar at QuickTrip than it is to make a decent meal. It’s more convenient, feels good on the taste buds, and requires little in the way of real effort.

And it makes you fat, sick and lazy.

A nibble of truth that gives me a shot of inspiration is easier than a dose of Truth that requires me to change. An inspirational quote off of a daily calendar is much easier than studying the scriptures. A religion that requires nothing from me is more convenient than following Jesus – who asks me to die to myself.

And it makes me spiritually undernourished.

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2 thoughts on “Chapter-a-Day 2 Timothy 4”

  1. Wow – the urgency in this scripture jumps off the page at me… ‘can’t impress too strongly’ ‘get here’ ‘ challenge, warn, urge…’ try hard…
    I need to try harder… thanks for the morsel of truth this am!

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