G52 2 TIMOTHY
In his second letter to his "beloved child" St. Paul
commends the faith of Timothy and encourages him to rekindle the
gift of ministry which he received, reminding him of his responsibilities
and privileges as a teacher of God's people.
2Timothy 1.vv.1-14, and 2.vv.1-3, vv.22-26
The Apostle refers to the persecutions that are the inevitable
lot of those who follow Christ, but exhorts Timothy to shun evil
and to remain firm in the faith and to treasure the scriptures
that are the word of God.
2 Timothy 3.vv.12-17, and 4.vv.1-5