2 Timothy 1:1-6 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,
2 To Timothy, a beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
3 I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day, 3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my forefathers did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.
4 greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy, 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.
5 when I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also. 5 I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.
6 Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. 6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands.