The Servant of the Lord
Text: 2 Tim. 2:1-8
by Robert J. Young
(prepared for OVC Freshman Celebration, 1996)

Today briefly look at the Bible, practical, gives advice for your time at OVC. Paul writing to Timothy uses at least seven metaphors--son, soldier, athlete, farmer, criminal, workman, instrument. We will look at only four.

1. Be strong as a Son

2. Be single minded as an athlete (soldier)

3. Be diligent and eager as a workman

4. Be noble and honorable as God's instrument or vessel

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