Persevering in truth can be a difficult challenge. Thankfully, though, it’s not a new one: Timothy, too, had to face teachers who sought to deceive and oppose the message of Jesus Christ. In response, Alistair Begg explains, Paul urged him to remain faithful to God’s call. As new ideas and theories of discipleship come and go, Paul’s message points us back to the basics. The foundation of spiritual growth remains unchanged: commitment and obedience to God’s Word.