Parallel Bible results for 2 Timothy 1:1-6

New International Reader's Version

New International Version

2 Timothy 1:1-6

NIRV 1 I, Paul, am writing this letter. I am an apostle of Christ Jesus just as God planned. He sent me to tell about the promise of life that is found in Christ Jesus. NIV 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus, NIRV 2 Timothy, I am sending you this letter. You are my dear son. May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord give you grace, mercy and peace. NIV 2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. NIRV 3 I serve God, knowing that what I have done is right. That is how our people served him long ago. Night and day I thank God for you. Night and day I always remember you in my prayers. NIV 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. NIRV 4 I remember your tears. I long to see you so that I can be filled with joy. NIV 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. NIRV 5 I remember your honest and true faith. It was alive first in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice. And I am certain that it is now alive in you also. NIV 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. NIRV 6 That is why I remind you to help God's gift grow, just as a small spark grows into a fire. God put his gift in you when I placed my hands on you. NIV 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.