5aFor I am mindful of the 1sincerefaithwithin you, whichfirstdwelt in your grandmotherLois and 2your motherEunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.
For thisreason I remind you to kindleafresh3the gift of Godwhich is in you through4the laying on of my hands.
For God has not given us a 5spirit of btimidity, but of power and love and cdiscipline.
8Therefore6do not be ashamed of the 7testimony of our Lordor of me 8His prisoner, but join with me in 9suffering for the 10gospelaccording to the power of God,
who has 11saved us and 12called us with a holy13calling, 14not according to our works, but according to His own15purpose and grace which was granted us in 16ChristJesus from 17alleternity,
but 18now has been revealed by the 19appearing of our Savior20ChristJesus, who 21abolisheddeath and broughtlife and immortality to lightthrough the gospel,
1122for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.
For thisreason I alsosufferthesethings, but 23I am not ashamed; for I know24whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to 25guardwhat I have entrusted to Him duntil26that day.
13e27Retain the 28standard of 29soundwords30which you have heard from me, in the 31faith and love which are in 32ChristJesus.
14Guard, through the HolySpirit who 33dwells in us, the f34treasure which has been entrusted to you.