2 TIMOTHY 2: 21 [RSV] A vessel for noble use. The worker engaged in rescuing people from the snare of the devil, into the will of God, is the man who has purged himself from all that is ignoble. Timothy’s personal life would make him usable in this rescue work, according to whether he was marked by three essentials, which come in v 22. First, ‘Flee youthful lust.’ Turn your back on them. Run away. Many a good man has fallen at the moral hurdle; Continue Reading