2 Timothy 1:5; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2 Timothy 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:5; 2 Timothy 2:10-12; 2 Timothy 2:20; 2 Timothy 3:8-9; 2 Timothy 3:12; 2 Timothy 4:8; 2 Timothy 4:21
For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.
For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.
The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
Also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.
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.
It is a trustworthy statement: For if we died with Him, we will also live with Him;
If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.
Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.
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.
Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
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.
Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, also Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.