1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, in keeping with the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,

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2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Thanksgiving

3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.

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4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.

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