2 Timothy 2:1-13 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 You, therefore, my child, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 1 You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
2 And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. 2 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.
3 Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. 3 Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
4 To please the recruiter, no one serving as a soldier gets entangled in the concerns of everyday life. 4 No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs--he wants to please his commanding officer.
5 Also, if anyone competes as an athlete, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. 5 Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules.
6 It is the hardworking farmer who ought to be the first to get a share of the crops. 6 The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops.
7 Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything. 7 Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this.
8 Keep in mind Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descended from David, according to my gospel. 8 Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel,
9 For this I suffer, to the point of being bound like a criminal; but God's message is not bound. 9 for which I am suffering even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But God's word is not chained.
10 This is why I endure all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory. 10 Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
11 This saying is trustworthy: For if we have died with Him, we will also live with Him; 11 Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with him, we will also live with him;
12 if we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us; 12 if we endure, we will also reign with him. If we disown him, he will also disown us;
13 if we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself. 13 if we are faithless, he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself.