… but pursue  righteousness… escape the snare of the devil.(2Tim 2:22-26)


“Historically refers to the values derived from the teachings of Jesus and taught by Christians throughout the history of the religion.”


Mark 12:28-30

30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

1. Do worship the only one God

… but pursue love… (2Tim 2:22)

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Mark 12:31

31 Jesus continued, “The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than this.

2.Do respect all people

… but pursue love… (2Tim 2:22)

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2 Timothy 2:22-26 

24 And the Lord's servant[a] must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, 25 correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth,

3. Do live humbly

... In humility correcting those who are in opposition… (2Tim 2:25)



Exodus 20:16

16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

4. Do live honestly

But pursue righteousness… out of a pure heart… (2Tim 2:22)



1 Corinthians 6:19-20

19 Or do you not know that your body is a [a]temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from [b]God, and that you are not your own? 20 For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

5. Do live a moral life

Flee also from youthful lust… (2Tim 2:22)



Matthew 5:42

42 Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

6. Do give generously

… but pursue righteousness… (2Tim 2:22)



Matthew 23:27-28

 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! … So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

7. Don’t be hypocrite

.. But pursue righteousness… (2Tim 2:22)



Matthew 7:1-5

3 Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? 4 Or how [b]can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold, the log is in your own eye? 5 You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.

8. Don’t be self-righteous

… gentle to all… (2Tim 2:24)



Matthew 5:43-45

 44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may [a]be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

9. Don’t hold a grudge

… will grant them repentance… (2Tim 2:22)



Ephesians 4:32

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven [a]you.

10. Do forgive others

.. . Will grant them repentance… (2Tim 2:22)



… escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do His will. (2Tim 2:26)

Taught and Caught Values for Christian Living

(Emphasized more strongly in the Bible) 




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