19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you.
20 I have no one else like him, who takes a genuine interest in your welfare.
21 For everyone looks out for his own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. Philippians 2:19-21 (NIV emphasis mine)
The above verses stood out to me recently as I did my daily Bible reading. It made me stop for a moment, reflect and evaluate myself.
Often times in life we get sidetracked and caught up in our own wants, needs and interest and forget our main purpose in being here… fellowship with and service to our heavenly father.
I was impressed by what Paul said about Timothy in verse 20 (I have no one else like him,…)
Timothy was a young man who didn’t use his youth as an excuse to be self absorbed. He was more concerned about the work of Christ than his own welfare.
What would the Paul in our lives say about us?
Timothy used his youth in service to God. How are you using yours?
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