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  • 2 Timothy
  • 2.Tim 1

Greeting

11Paul, aan apostle of Christ Jesus bby the will of God according to cthe promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,

Titus 1:2; Heb. 9:15

See 1 Cor. 1:1

See 2 Cor. 1:1

2To Timothy, dmy beloved child:

eGrace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

See 1 Tim. 1:2

1 Cor. 4:17; [2:1]; See 3 John 4

Guard the Deposit Entrusted to You

3fI thank God gwhom I serve, as did my ancestors, hwith a clear conscience, as I remember you iconstantly in my prayers night and day.

Rom. 1:9

1 Tim. 3:9; See Acts 23:1

See Acts 22:3; 24:14

See Rom. 1:8

4jAs I remember your tears, kI long to see you, that I may be filled with joy.

Phil. 1:8; [4:9, 21]

[Acts 20:37]

5I am reminded of lyour sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and myour mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.

Acts 16:1; [3:15; Ps. 86:16; 116:16]

Rom. 12:9; 1 Tim. 1:5

6For this reason I remind you nto fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,

1 Tim. 4:14; [1 Thess. 5:19]

7for God gave us oa spirit not of fear but pof power and love and self-control.

Luke 24:49; Acts 1:8

Rom. 8:15; [John 14:27; Rev. 21:8]

8Therefore qdo not be ashamed of rthe testimony about our Lord, nor of sme his prisoner, but tshare in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,

2:3, 9; 4:5

[16]; See Eph. 3:1

See 1 Cor. 1:6

See Mark 8:38

9uwho saved us and vcalled us to1 a holy calling, wnot because of our works but because of vhis own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus xbefore the ages began,2

Titus 1:2; [Rom. 16:25]; See Eph. 1:4

[Heb. 3:1]; See Rom. 8:28

Titus 3:5; See Rom. 3:27

1 Tim. 1:1; Titus 3:4

Greek before times eternal

Or with

10and which now has ybeen manifested through zthe appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, awho abolished death and bbrought life and cimmortality to light through the gospel,

Rom. 2:7

[Job 33:30]

1 Cor. 15:26; [1 Cor. 15:54; Heb. 2:14]

See 2 Thess. 2:8

See Rom. 16:26

11dfor which I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher,

See 1 Tim. 2:7

12ewhich is why I suffer as I do. But fI am not ashamed, for gI know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until hthat Day iwhat has been entrusted to me.3

1 Tim. 6:20

18; 4:8; See 1 Cor. 3:13

[Ps. 10:14; 1 Pet. 4:19]

8

2:9

Or what I have entrusted to him; Greek my deposit

13jFollow kthe pattern of lthe sound4 words mthat you have heard from me, in nthe faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

1 Tim. 1:14

2:2

See 1 Tim. 1:10

[Rom. 2:20; 6:17]

[3:14; Titus 1:9; Rev. 3:3]

Or healthy

14By the Holy Spirit owho dwells within us, guard ithe good deposit entrusted to you.

[See 12 above]

See Rom. 8:9

15You are aware that pall who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

Acts 19:10; [4:10, 16]

16May the Lord grant mercy to qthe household of Onesiphorus, for he often rrefreshed me and was not ashamed of smy chains,

[8]; See Acts 28:20

Philem. 7, 20

4:19

17but when he arrived in Rome the searched for me earnestly and found me

Matt. 25:36-40

18may the Lord grant him to find mercy from the Lord on uthat Day!and you well know all the service he vrendered at Ephesus.

Heb. 6:10

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