The Baton of Perseverance January 13, 2013 Download Audio

Passing the Baton

Being a Christian isn't about taking our knowledge, wisdom and experiences and keeping them for ourself. In this series, Pastor Ron challenges Christians to pass the baton to the next generation.

Scriptures

2 Timothy 1:1-7

1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,

To Timothy, my beloved child:

Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. (ESV)

2 Timothy 2:2

and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. (ESV)

2 Timothy 4:6

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. (ESV)

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