18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. 1. (6-8) Desires him to come speedily. Loving Father I pray that my life, in word and deed, I may be a sermon to others. 2 Timothy - Lesson 4 04.28.2017. [b], 22 The Lord be with your spirit. 2Ti iiTi ii Tim) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools (1) A solemn charge to Timothy. Amen. 2 Timothy 4:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Timothy 4:10, NIV: "for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica.Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia." 2 Timothy 4. * 1 I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingly power: a 2 proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is convenient or inconvenient; convince, reprimand, encourage through all patience and teaching. (2 Timothy 4:22a RSV) That is the foundation of life, the rock upon which all else must be built: the union of our spirit with the Lord's Spirit to make us new persons in Christ. Believers have it not at present, yet it is sure, for it is laid up for them. (14-18) Friendly greetings and his usual blessing. Audio. Timothy was then in the city of Ephesus.Timothy was the leader of th… Amen. As a Christian, and a minister, Paul had kept the faith, kept the doctrines of the gospel. People do so when they will not endure that preaching which is searching, plain, and to the purpose. (AW) Grace be with you all.(AX). If the Lord stands by us, he will strengthen us in difficulties and dangers, and his presence will more than supply every one's absence.19-22 We need no more to make us happy, than to have the Lord Jesus Christ with our spirits; for in him all spiritual blessings are summed up. 2 Timothy 4:19 Greek Prisca, a variant of Priscilla; 2 Timothy 4:21 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family. Alexander the coppersmith — Or brasier; did me much evil — This seems to have been the person mentioned 1 Timothy 1:20: probably he was one of the Judaizing teachers, who violently opposed the true doctrine of the gospel. Tonight we conclude our study of 2 Timothy, our 17th New Testament book study at VBVMI. Amen. 2 Timothy 4 New Living Translation (NLT). Verses 1-22. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story. Praying through 2 Timothy 4:2 . 2 Timothy 4:2, ESV: "preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching." 17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. 2 Timothy 4:2 Context. (AH) 15 You too should be on your guard against him, because he strongly opposed our message. Many who believed as Paul, are now before the throne, giving glory to their Lord: may we be followers of them.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Who said 'The time of my departure is at hand'. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. As long as we live, we must still learn. (AM) 18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack(AN) and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. The apostle was delivered out of the mouth of the lion, that is, of Nero, or some of his judges. After that, he travelled to other places. https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-pauline-epistles/second-timothy For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they … 6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering,(M) and the time for my departure is near. 1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. 14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works: 15 Of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood our words. (N) 7 I have fought the good fight,(O) I have finished the race,(P) I have kept the faith. 11 Only Luke is with me. (9-13) He cautions, and complains of such as had deserted him; and expresses his faith as to his own preservation to the heavenly kingdom. The Christians at Rome were forward to meet him, #Ac 28|, but when there seemed to be a danger of suffering with him, then all forsook him. 2 Timothy 4 King James Version (KJV). 2 You then, w my child, x be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, 2 and y what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses z entrust to faithful men, 1 a who will be able to teach others also. Commentary on 2 Timothy 4:6-8 (Read 2 Timothy 4:6-8) The blood of the martyrs, though not a sacrifice of atonement, yet was a sacrifice of acknowledgment to the grace of God and his truth. 2 Timothy 4 ; 2TIM 4:1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2TIM 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. It is the best prayer we can offer for our friends, that the Lord Jesus Christ may be with their spirits, to sanctify and save them, and at last to receive them to himself. 12 I sent Tychicus(AD) to Ephesus. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. 2 Timothy 4:10, ESV: "For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica.Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia." (AB) Get Mark(AC) and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry. Death to a good man, is his release from the imprisonment of this world, and his departure to the enjoyments of another world. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. (AI) 17 But the Lord stood at my side(AJ) and gave me strength,(AK) so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. 2 Timothy 4:7 German Bible Alphabetical: course faith fight finished fought good have I kept race the NT Letters: 2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight (2 Tim. Death to a good man, is his release from the imprisonment of this world, … Let us thank the Divine goodness in having given us so many writings of wise and pious men in all ages; and let us seek that by reading them our profiting may appear to all.14-18 There is as much danger from false brethren, as from open enemies. 2 Timothy 4 . (AO) To him be glory for ever and ever. The believer, amidst poverty, pain, sickness, and the agonies of death, may rejoice; but if the duties of a man's place and station are neglected, his evidence of interest in Christ will be darkened, and uncertainty and distress may be expected to cloud and harass his last hours.9-13 The love of this world, is often the cause of turning back from the truths and ways of Jesus Christ. May it not be held against them. (H) Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. 16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge. 2 Timothy 4:7(NASB) Verse Thoughts. Give me I pray a correct understanding of the truth of Your word and prevent me from adding my own fallible interpretation of Your word, but rightly divide and preach the word of truth, in Jesus name I … Solemn Charge. Answer: In 2 Timothy 4:7, Paul says, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” This well-known and oft-quoted passage is quite significant in that this epistle was Paul’s last before his martyrdom in A.D. 67. Grace be with you. All rights reserved worldwide. 2 Timothy Chapter 4 More in this series. When he came out of prison, he went to *Macedonia (1 Timothy1:3). 11 Only Luke(AA) is with me. The crown of believers is a crown of righteousness, purchased by the righteousness of Christ. To this point, we could summarize Paul’s letter as an in-depth examination of a single problem – a certain weakness in the church at Ephesus. print mp3. 2 Timothy 4 is the fourth (and the last) chapter of the Second Epistle to Timothy in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The letter is traditionally attributed to Paul the Apostle, the last one written in Rome before his death (c. 64 or 67), addressed to Timothy. 2 Timothy 4 – Paul’s Final Testimony to Timothy A. Paul’s final testimony to Timothy. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 21 Do thy diligence to come before winter. 19 Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. It is dangerous having to do with those who would be enemies to such a man as Paul. 7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry. 13 The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments. (The second epistle unto Timotheus, ordained the first bishop of the church of the Ephesians, was written from Rome, when Paul was brought before Nero the second time.). Paul was guided by Divine inspiration, yet he would have his books. (AE) 13 When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas,(AF) and my scrolls, especially the parchments. (1-5) Enforces the charge from his own martyrdom, then at hand. 8 Now there is in store for me(Q) the crown of righteousness,(R) which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day(S)—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.(T). So Paul concludes, Grace be with you. (I) 4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. There are charges that it is the work of an anonymous follower, after Paul's death in the first century AD. CHAPTER 4. In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his … 4 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. (J) 5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship,(K) do the work of an evangelist,(L) discharge all the duties of your ministry. God might justly be angry with them, but he prays God to forgive them. See How They All Connect. 1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. Second Timothy was the last epistle written by the great apostle Paul to his son in the faith, for our learning, shortly before his impending death. 1 Corinthians 2:4 – My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power. 2 Timothy 4:1–22 Preach the Word 4 h I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, i who is to judge the living and the dead, and by j his appearing and his kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; k reprove, rebuke, and l exhort, with complete patience and teaching. PAUL'S GROUNDS OF APPEAL (2 Timothy 4:1-5)4:1-5 I charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead--I charge you by his appearing and by his Kingdom--herald forth the word; be urgent in season and out of season; convict, rebuke, exhort, and do it all with a patience and a teaching which never fail. The daily supply that we need to encourage, strengthen and feed that union is grace, the daily grace of our Lord. Those who love souls must be ever watchful, must venture and bear all the painful effects of their faithfulness, and take all opportunities of making known the pure gospel.6-8 The blood of the martyrs, though not a sacrifice of atonement, yet was a sacrifice of acknowledgment to the grace of God and his truth. 2 Timothy 4 - In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: (AU) 21 Do your best to get here before winter. The apostles did not neglect human means, in seeking the necessaries of life, or their own instruction. 4. Chapter 4. 3 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. 2 Timothy 2:15 – Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. 2 Timothy 4 New King James Version << 2 Timothy 3 | 2 Timothy 4 | Titus 1 >> 4 1 I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Preach the word! (19-22)1-5 People will turn away from the truth, they will grow weary of the plain gospel of Christ, they will be greedy of fables, and take pleasure in them. 14 Alexander(AG) the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. A Good Soldier of Christ Jesus. New International Version (NIV), Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. At the end of the book of Acts, the *apostle Paul was still inprison in *Rome. In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his … 20 Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick. 22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. 3 b Share in suffering as c a good soldier of Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 4:14-15. The Lord will repay him for what he has done. 1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. 9 Do your best to come to me quickly,(U) 10 for Demas,(V) because he loved this world,(W) has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica. 2 Timothy 4 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / John Gill's Exposition of the Bible / 2 Timothy / 2 Timothy 4; Share Tweet. Be ready in season and out of season. (AL) And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. 2 Timothy 4, Expositor's Bible Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, written by 29 eminent scholars, is one of the most … 4 I solemnly urge you in the presence of God and Christ Jesus, who will someday judge the living and the dead when he comes to set up his Kingdom: 2 Preach the word of God. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. In 2 Timothy 4:2, Paul writes, “Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.” In his final epistle, Paul tells Timothy how to build up the church where he is ministering, and he gives instructions that apply to all pastors and ultimately to all believers. 2 Timothy 4. Footnotes. While on these journeys, hewrote the first letter to Timothy. 9 Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: 10 For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia. (AV) Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia and all the brothers and sisters. 2 Timothy 4 4 1 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. What comfort will it afford, to be able to speak in this manner toward the end of our days! 2 Timothy 4:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Timothy 4:2, NIV: "Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction." Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching. "And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables." “Fables”: This … (X) Crescens has gone to Galatia,(Y) and Titus(Z) to Dalmatia. The apostle solemnly charges Timothy to be diligent, though many will not bear sound doctrine. 6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. (AP), 19 Greet Priscilla[a] and Aquila(AQ) and the household of Onesiphorus. 16 At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. 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