Tag: 2 timothy

Summary: This biblical passage asserts that Timothy’s faithfulness finally depends on God. As the Second Letter to Timothy comes to a close, we’re reminded that it’s not about Timothy’s resolve or the effectiveness of Paul and other people’s example.

I wrote this biblical commentary for those preparing to preach or teach on the passage. Read the commentary at Working Preacher.

Bible commentary: preachers & teachers

Summary: In this biblical passage, once again the letter’s addressee, Timothy, is encouraged to persist in his faithfulness and carry out his ministry. Remembering where he came from and who formed him will help.

I wrote this biblical commentary for those preparing to preach or teach on the passage. Read the commentary at Working Preacher.

Bible commentary: preachers & teachers

Summary: In this biblical passage, the Second Letter to Timothy poses the question of how we best carry old convictions and confessions into new, uncertain, and sometimes unsettling settings. It answers: remember Jesus Christ.

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Bible commentary: preachers & teachers

Summary: With this biblical passage, 2 Timothy opens, giving attention to the letter’s central themes: imitate Paul’s example in enduring suffering and shame, and preserve the faith.

I wrote this biblical commentary for those preparing to preach or teach on the passage. Read the commentary at Working Preacher.

Bible commentary: preachers & teachers