Connect group questions
2 Timothy 3: 10-16 – Dear Timothy… all scripture is God-breathed
1. Read 2 Timothy 3:10-16. If you have different translations read the passage from several different translations.
THE CONTEXT OF PAUL’S PERSECUTION AND SUFFERING
2. Read verses 10-12 again. This refers to the suffering Paul endured in Psidium Antioch, Iconium and Lystra. The record of this persecution is found in Acts 13 and 14. read Acts 13:44 to 14:20. After being
chased out of 2 cities and stoned almost to death in a third, how do you think you would have responded?
EXHORTATION: HOLD ON TO YOUR FAITH
Read 2 Timothy 3:14-15
ALL SCRIPTURE IS GOD-BREATHED
Read 2 Timothy 3:16
10. What struggles do you experience in reading the Bible regularly? What has helped and what tends to hinder? Share some practical suggestions for being more regular and more effective in your Bible reading.
Oh Lord, help us to have a passion for your Word. Place within us, by your indwelling Holy Spirit, a desire to read your message to us. Help us to obey your Word and put it into practice, that our lives may glorify you and our faith remain strong through all that life may bring us.