Leaders Worth Following

Eighth in the series “Upstream”

2 Timothy 2:1-26

 

Main Point:  Paul gives us a model of how we should live to positively impact those who are downstream.

  1. A successful mission usually includes personal cost [1-7]
  2. The ultimate example clearly involved individual sacrifice [8-13]
    1. Matthew 10:32-33
  3. A confident ministry always implies gentle responses [14-26]
    1. Luke 9:61-62
    2. 1 Corinthians 15:12-14
  4. Applications and Next Steps:
    1. What are the things that have been entrusted to you in your spiritual journey that you have a duty to pass on to others?
    2. What could you do to improve the believability of your message to your friends?
    3. Are you ready today to actually find Jesus and begin following him?