2 Timothy 1 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

2 Timothy 1


2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, according to the promise of the life which is in Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 1:2

to Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Timothy 1:3

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers in a pure conscience, how unceasing is my remembrance of thee in my supplications, night and day

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

2 Timothy 1:5

having been reminded of the unfeigned faith that is in thee; which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and, I am persuaded, in thee also.

2 Timothy 1:6

For which cause I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee through the laying on of my hands.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer hardship with the gospel according to the power of God;

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

2 Timothy 1:10

but hath now been manifested by the appearing of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who abolished death, and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,

2 Timothy 1:11

whereunto I was appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher.

2 Timothy 1:12

For which cause I suffer also these things: yet I am not ashamed; for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed unto him against that day.

2 Timothy 1:13

Hold the pattern of sound words which thou hast heard from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 1:14

That good thing which was committed unto [thee] guard through the Holy Spirit which dwelleth in us.

2 Timothy 1:15

This thou knowest, that all that are in Asia turned away from me; of whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord grant mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus: for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain;

2 Timothy 1:17

but, when he was in Rome, he sought me diligently, and found me

2 Timothy 1:18

(the Lord grant unto him to find mercy of the Lord in that day); and in how many things he ministered at Ephesus, thou knowest very well.

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