We are to teach so that others can teach.
2Tim2.2 and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
Paul expected the entire congregation to be able to teach.
Heb5.12a For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God.
Paul said a teacher would be treated poorly. Paul knew that believers would be teaching other believers; therefore the evil was as likely to come from believers as unbelievers.
2Tim2.24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil…
Published on Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 4:18 AM CDT