Introduction: I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice. 2 Timothy 1:5. The above verse is a letter written to Timothy by paul.
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Description: Paul is an apostle of Jesus according to the will of God. His role is to preach the gospel to the world. He writes a letter by addressing Timothy as a beloved son. Grace, mercy, peace of the Lord is with you. I remember you in my day and night prayers and desired to see Timothy. I thank God for serving God from my forefathers with a pure conscience. He reminded about sincere faith about Timothy learned from his grandmother Lois and mother Eunice.
How did Paul and Timothy meet? When Paul and Barnabas made their first journey to teach the gospel in Lystra. Then he found a disciple named Timothy, son of jews woman named Eunice and she was a believer and married the man who was a greek. She had her mother Lois taught faith and scriptures in the old testament. This made Timothy have more faith in God.
Timothy’s mother and grandmother taught him how to increase his faith. They migrated their sincere faith to him. He grew in the scriptures of the old testament taught by them. He gained a good reputation in his area by Christians. The sincere faith worked in his daily life.
He became an important person in paul’s ministry. He was also taught by paul about prayer life, preaching the gospel. He was a pastor of the church in Ephesus. At that time, Paul was in prison and was very eager to see Timothy because he loved him very much, so he wrote the letter to Timothy.
In 2 timothy 3:15 says from the childhood timothy has been educated by sacred scriptures which make himself to be wise for salvation through faith in Jesus Christ. He was trained in the good doctrine and words of faith. This influence prepared him to teach the gospel to everyone.
Some times God uses our grandparents and parents to know about him and how to increase faith in him so that we know his love and salvation. The same thing happened in the life of Timothy; the genuine faith of his grandmother and his mother helped him to get close with God. To preach the good news about Jesus Christ all over his journey.
In genesis, 18:19 says Abraham is the man who commands his children, family, and household to walk in the ways of the Lord. So his children Issac and grandchildren Jacob, Joseph walk in the ways of the Lord. Even David also taught his children to walk in the ways of the Lord.
Conclusion: Christian Music Portal come up with online daily scripture reading with the most inspiring Bible verse of the day that will make us grow more spiritually in God. The teachings of our parents and grandparents help us to get close to God. We will not listen to their words and hesitate them. This is the bad thing we always do, but their teachings and blessings are needed forever.
We should follow these two women who transformed their faith to Timothy. In the same way, we need to share the teachings of God with our children, family, grandparents. Our teachings help them to work in their everyday life.
We need to develop sincere faith in ourselves, and then we need to teach it in our children. When we teach them at an early stage, then the strong faith will never decline as they move on to their adult stage.
Father Lord Almighty, make myself to teach good spiritual teaching to my family and everlasting love of you. I pray, Amen.
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