January 20, 2020

Today you should read: 2 Timothy 3:1-9

Here, the apostle Paul describes a picture of what our world will look like in the end times. Whether you believe we are living in the end times right now like almost every generation of Christians before us believed during their “end times” or you believe that since Christ has ascended we have been living in an extended age of “end times” we do see many of these difficulties and types of sinful people around us today. From the narcissists, greedy, proud, cocky, abusive, disrespectful, unappreciative, sinful, hedonistic people around us, we know there are many who are being deceived by Satan. The scary part is that these characteristics describe their heart as many will give a form of godliness or maybe say all the right things to pander or politicize Christians, but as verse 5 says, deny God’s true power in the Gospel. 

These people are wolves in sheep’s clothing. In fact, they intentionally act and say certain things to manipulate those who are in the church, from Christian singles hoping for a Christian spouse and family (v. 6-7). And like those who opposed Moses and the truth of God that he represented, these people in the end times will oppose God’s truth and God will expose the darkness of their hearts and intentions by his light to all around them. As we’ll get to in the next few days, later in this chapter, God does this through His Word. 

By: Erik Koliser — West Campus Pastor

God is honored when we intentionally seek Him in prayer. As a church, we want dependent prayer to be something that marks us. Use the comment section to post prayer requests and experiences of how God has answered prayer and/or changed you through prayer! If you would like to be enrolled to get weekly prayer reminders, text @cpclex to 81010.


Author: Center Point Church

A multi-campus church in central Kentucky. Our mission is to take everyone we meet one step closer to becoming a true disciple of Jesus Christ.

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