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2 Timothy 4:1 (show verse)

I solemnly charge you, in the sight of God and of Christ Jesus, who will one day judge the living and the dead--I charge you by his Appearing and by his Kingdom:--

2 Timothy 4:2 (show verse)

Proclaim the Message, be ready in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, encourage, never failing to instruct with forbearance.

2 Timothy 4:3 (show verse)

For a time will come when people will not tolerate sound teaching. They will follow their own wishes, and, in their itching for novelty, procure themselves a crowd of teachers.

2 Timothy 4:4 (show verse)

They will turn a deaf ear to the Truth, and give their attention to legends instead.

2 Timothy 4:5 (show verse)

But you, Timothy, must always be temperate. Face hardships; do the work of a Missionary; discharge all the duties of your Office.

2 Timothy 4:6 (show verse)

As for me, my life blood is already being poured out; the time of my departure is close at hand.

2 Timothy 4:7 (show verse)

I have run the great Race; I have finished the Course; I have kept the Faith.

2 Timothy 4:8 (show verse)

And now the crown of righteousness awaits me, which the Lord, the just Judge, will give me on 'That Day'--and not only to me, but to all who have loved his Appearing.
Assurance » Saints privileged to have » A crown
Assurance » Saints privileged to have, of » A crown
Athletics » The Christian life compared to a foot-race » The prize won
Christian ministers » Charge delivered to
Christian race » The Christian life compared to a foot-race » The prize won
Crown » Figurative
Crowns » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness
death » Scenes of » Death of paul
the Death of saints » Leads to » A crown of life
Decision » Instances of » The disciples
Endurance » The reward for enduring
Endurance » Finishing the course
Faith/faithfulness » The reward for keeping the faith
Jesus Christ » Names of » Righteous judge
Judgment » Saints shall be rewarded at
Love to Christ » Promises to
Paul » Characteristics of » Faithfulness
Reward » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness
the Reward of saints » Saints may feel confident of
the Reward of saints » Described as » A crown of righteousness
Righteousness » Saints » Shall receive a crown of
The Roman empire » Allusions to grecian game adapted by » Crowning of conquerors
The Roman empire » Allusions to military affairs of » Crowning of soldiers who distinguished themselves
The second coming of Christ » Shall receive a crown of glory at
The second coming of Christ » Saints » Love
Spiritual » Crowns » The crown of righteousness
The fruit of righteousness » Who shall receive a crown of righteousness
the future » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness
The judgment of babylon » The lord being judge

2 Timothy 4:9 (show verse)

Do your utmost to come to me soon;

2 Timothy 4:10 (show verse)

for Demas, in his love for the world, has deserted me. He has gone to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.

2 Timothy 4:11 (show verse)

There is no one but Luke with me. Pick up Mark on your way, and bring him with you, for he is useful to me in my work.

2 Timothy 4:12 (show verse)

I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.

2 Timothy 4:13 (show verse)

Bring with you, when you come, the cloak which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.

2 Timothy 4:14 (show verse)

Alexander, the coppersmith, showed much ill-feeling towards me. 'The Lord will give him what his actions deserve.'

2 Timothy 4:15 (show verse)

Do you also, be on your guard against him, for he is strongly opposed to our teaching.

2 Timothy 4:16 (show verse)

At my first trial no one stood by me. They all deserted me. May it never be counted against them!

2 Timothy 4:17 (show verse)

But the Lord came to my help and strengthened me, in order that, through me, the proclamation should be made so widely that all the Gentiles should hear it; and I was rescued 'out of the Lion's mouth.'

2 Timothy 4:18 (show verse)

The Lord will rescue me from all evil, and bring me safe into his Heavenly Kingdom. All glory to him for ever and ever! Amen.

2 Timothy 4:19 (show verse)

Give my greeting to Prisca and Aquila, and to the household of Onesiphorus.

2 Timothy 4:20 (show verse)

Erastus remained at Corinth, and I left Thophimus ill at Miletus.

2 Timothy 4:21 (show verse)

Do your utmost to come before winter. Eubulus, Pudens, Linus and Claudia send you their greetings, and so do all our Brothers.

2 Timothy 4:22 (show verse)

May the Lord be with your soul. God bless you all.