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Bro. Willy Dy
UBC Manila

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2 Timothy 1:3-14

  1. Remember Our Past Recollections - v3-5 A Call to Acknowledge our Past Heritage
  2. Reclaim Our Present Resources  - v6b-11 A Call to Access our Present Possession
  3. Rekindle our Passion & Commitment – v6a,8,12-14 A Call to Accomplish our Divine Calling

CENTRAL  EMPHASIS: How we live out our calling today determines how God will commend us tomorrow.


"Never Erase Your Past"
It shaped you into the person you are today and will help mold you into the person you'll be tomorrow


  • I. Remember Our Past Recollections– v3-5 A Call to Acknowledge our Past Heritage
    3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.
    4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.
    5 I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also
    "Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggagalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan" - Jose Rizal
    • Spiritual Recollection
      • Father in Heaven – the God who had saved us
        • v3a I thank God, whom I serve  …
        • 1Sam 12:24 But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him     faithfully with all your heart; consider what     great things he has done for you.
    • People Recollection
      • Forefathers - the Ancestors who had lead the way
        • v 3b- as my ancestors did
        • v 5b -your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice
      • Friends – the People who had encouraged us.
        • v3c- I constantly remember you in my prayers
    • Additional Recollection
      • Feelings – The emotion that was experienced
        • v4 - Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.
      • Faith – The legacy that was handed down
        • v5- I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.


    • Principle # 1 - Remembering what God had done in the past helps lift up our spirit and strengthen our faith

  • II. Reclaim Our Present Resources - v6b-11 A Call to Assess our Present Possession
    • God’s Gift that is in us
      • v 6b- the gift of God, which is in you through     the laying on of my hands.
      • 1 Tim 4:14 – Do not neglect your gift, which was given you, through prophecy when the body of elders laid their hands on you.
      • 1 Cor 7:7 I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.
    • Godly spirit that is given to us
      • v7 For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
    • God’s Salvation that is by grace
      • v 9a -He has saved us
      • v 9c -This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,
    • God’s Calling that is holy
      • v9b..and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace.
      • v11 And of this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher.
    • Principle #2 - God did not only provide Jesus to save us, He also provided the Holy Spirit to empower us.
  • III. Rekindle Our Passion & Commitment – v6a,8,12-14 A Call to Accomplish our Divine Calling
    • Partake in the Suffering
      • v8 So do not be ashamed of the testimony about     our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God
      • Rom 1:16 -For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
    • Proclaim with Firm Conviction
      • v12. For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day.