Understanding the Scriptures
|Unfeigned (v. 5)||Sincere|
|Husbandman (v. 6)||Farmer, land worker|
|Charging (v. 14)||Commanding|
|Subverting (v. 14)||Destruction, ruin|
|Erred (v. 18)||Been in error|
|Gender (v. 23)||Bring about or cause|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you study 2 Timothy 1–2.
Spiritual Soldiers, Athletes, and Farmers
Make three columns in your notebook and label them with the words Soldier, Athlete, and Farmer.
Read 2 Timothy 2:1–6 and list in the columns what each person is to do (for example, the soldier is to “endure hardness”).
Write a paragraph describing why you think soldiers, athletes, and farmers are good comparisons to use in a talk about developing spirituality.
In Your Own Words
Read 2 Timothy 2:22–26 and write a short paragraph explaining why you think these verses are important to you today.