Timothy Charged to Guard His Trust

1 Paul, 1an apostle of 2Christ Jesus a3by the will of God, according to the promise of 4life in Christ Jesus,

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2 To 5Timothy, my beloved b6son: 7Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

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3 8I thank God, whom I 9serve with a 10clear conscience cthe way my forefathers did, 11as I constantly remember * you in my dprayers night and day,

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    • c 1:3 - Lit "from my forefathers"
    • d 1:3 - Or "petitions"
      4 12longing to see you, 13even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

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      5 eFor I am mindful of the 14sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and 15your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.

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        • e 1:5 - Lit "Receiving remembrance of"
          6 For this reason I remind you to kindle afresh 16the gift of God which is in you through 17the laying on of my hands.

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          7 For God has not given us a 18spirit of ftimidity, but of power and love and gdiscipline.

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            • f 1:7 - Or "cowardice"
            • g 1:7 - Or "sound judgment"
              9 who has 24saved us and 25called us with a holy 26calling, 27not according to our works, but according to His own 28purpose and grace which was granted us in 29Christ Jesus from 30all eternity,
              11 35for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.

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              12 For this reason I also suffer these things, but 36I am not ashamed; for I know 37whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to 38guard what I have entrusted to Him huntil 39that day.