From this passage, Pastor Lloyd observes the passing of the baton from Paul to Timothy in this spiritual relay race of which we are all a part and destined for victory. In today's culture, there is a growing resistance to the truth and to sound doctrine. But the faithful worker will always honor God's word. Will we be a clean vessel, a sacrificial vessel? This passage from 2 Timothy 2, looks at how we make ourselves useful to our Father and Lord, always pursuing more righteousness, more grace. As a baby grows, likewise we must grow and mature, disciplining our minds and bodies to be part of God's grand design to touch and change souls.