Hold the pattern of sound words… 2 tim 1:13
Paul tells Timothy to Hold the pattern of sound words…
When you follow a pattern you do something that 1st graders, seamstresses, and architects have been doing for years, you make something that looks like the designer designed it to look like.
Moses built that tabernacle according to the pattern and Paul preached the Gospel he had received which was “according to Scripture”
Here Paul urges Timothy to make something that is built on a design of sound words. Whether that something is the preaching of the Gospel, the life style of an individual Christian, or the organization of the local congregation, God’s pattern of sound words, when followed will result in the same thing that 1st century Christians made.
Would you follow the pattern of sound words? Step one is to get to know them, so read….