2 Timothy 1:1-2; 2 Timothy 1:9-10; 2 Timothy 1:13; 2 Timothy 2:1; 2 Timothy 2:3; 2 Timothy 2:8; 2 Timothy 2:10; 2 Timothy 3:12; 2 Timothy 3:15; 2 Timothy 4:1
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life in Christ Jesus,
To Timothy, my beloved son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord .
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
but now has been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,
Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descendant of David, according to my gospel,
For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.
Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: