2 Timothy 1:15; 2 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 2:10; 2 Timothy 2:19; 2 Timothy 2:21; 2 Timothy 2:24; 2 Timothy 3:9; 2 Timothy 3:11-12; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Timothy 4:2; 2 Timothy 4:5; 2 Timothy 4:8; 2 Timothy 4:16-18; 2 Timothy 4:21
You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
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.
Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are His," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness."
Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.
The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,
But they will not make further progress; for their folly will be obvious to all, just as Jannes's and Jambres's folly was also.
persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!
Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord , the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.
The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, also Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.