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Delivered By
Travis Markes
Delivered On
February 25, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Central Passage
2 Timothy 2:14-19
7 Steps of P.U.R.P.O.S.E.
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“Remind them of these things, and charge them before God not to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers. Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. But avoid irreverent babble, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness, and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus, who have swerved from the truth, saying that the resurrection has already happened. They are upsetting the faith of some. But God’s firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.” (2 Timothy 2:14-19 ESV)


1. Wrongly handling the Word of Truth (2:14; 16-18).

*Using the Bible for knowledge without application (v. 14).

*Using the Bible for worldly gain (v. 16-17a).

*Using the Bible to promote half-truths as the truth of God (v. 17b-18).


2. Rightly handling the Word of Truth (2:15; 19).

*Requires the right approach (15a).

*Requires the right relationship (15b).

*Requires the right tools and direction (15c).

*Requires the right foundation (19).