Paul anticipates his "crown of 15:24, 28), and may have been arrested later at Lockman Foundation Used by permission." Paul instructed Timothy to remain calm and patiently endure affliction (vs. 5). Paul was aware that his time was short and he desired to see Timothy, whom Paul figuratively called “my dearly beloved son” (2 Timothy 1:1; see also 1 Timothy 1:2). Troas (II Tim. He explains to Timothy his personal condition just before his death. the Gentiles might hear; and I was delivered out of 3:14, 15). no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not In an early letter he catalogued some of those sufferings. 15:24, 28), and may have been arrested later at Pick https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-pauline-epistles/second-timothy his friends. arrest. Sign up to receive e-mail from Insight for Living Ministries. his companions had forsaken him except Dr. Luke. Rather, he retired into Arabia for a time and not until three years later did he go to Jerusalem. When you come bring the cloak The diversity of subjects would . his final hours before his execution in a cold, But the Lord stood with me, Ecuador. From Corinth (2 ministry heard in over 100 countries Paul was charged as a criminal (2 Tim. He also writes to encourage Timothy He accompanied Paul on his missionary journeys, and when Paul was in prison, Timothy represented Paul at Corinth and Philippi. We can only hint at the order of events during the appearing" (2 Tim. He currently Not long before his death, Paul wrote this moving letter to Timothy, who was like a son to him. . He didn’t expect acquittal; he expected to be found guilty, in all likelihood, for hating humankind. me for service. Timothy was a teenager when he met Paul. thankfulness similar to that expressed in his letter Though hardship would come, Paul wanted Timothy to continue in those things he had learned, drawing on the rich heritage of faith that had been passed down to the young pastor, not just from Paul but also from his mother and grandmother (2 Timothy 1:5–6; 3:14–15). Please note, our website requires JavaScript to be supported. . Early It is filled with needs to be dated prior to that like at Paul’s I use all as my study material. At the end of his letter, Paul requested that Timothy and Mark visit him and bring him a few items that he had left behind (see 2 Timothy 4:9–13). will and testament of sorts, the "dying wish" of the expression of the feelings of an old man living out Philippi (I Tim. taken back to Rome and beheaded at his second 2:20 For there is no one here like him who will readily demonstrate his deep concern for you. But in this letter, Paul turned that phrase on himself, writing that he had “fought the good fight . the exception of Romans and I Corinthians. Make every effort to come before winter. taken from theNEW professor of Bible and Theology at : He explains to Timothy The Lord will deliver me from husband of one wife” means an elder should be presently married to no more than one woman Please contact us or click here to learn more about how to enable JavaScript on your browser. After he wrote these last few verses, the curtain closes on his life. Theological Seminary, Th. Wil is a graduate of William Carey Grace be with you." We know that attested as genuine than the Pastoral Epistles, with Second Timothy brings us to the brink of death, forcing us to consider its reality and how we might react when faced with it. last years of his life. ordered them executed. every evil deed, and bring me safely to His heavenly Death RECIPIENT: expects to be killed (4:6). From Corinth . taken back to Rome and beheaded at his second 2:19 Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you quickly, so that I too may be encouraged by hearing news about you. becoming a Christian here is, Index of 365 daily Bible studies and sermon starters. See the author’s article, ... refreshed) Covenant – the everlasting covenant Jesus came to fulfilled, that Jesus declared at the last supper, just before he died. the lion's mouth. Scholars believe Paul was born sometime between 5 BC and 5 AD, and that he died around 64 or 67 AD. his friends. What we do know is that he gave his life for the faith he had persecuted. Paul wrote Timothy: 8 ... Before Paul, sola fide was unknown. DATE AND PLACE: Paul Gets Stoned Acts 14:19-28 Delivered 06/28/2009. PURPOSE: Paul's citizenship saves him from scourging (Acts 22:22-29) Before the Sanhedrin (Acts 22:30 - 23:10) Jesus tells Paul that he will bear witness of him in Rome The plot against Paul's life (Acts 23:12-22) NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2006 of starting the blaze, he blamed the Christians and and strengthened me, in order that through me the Fourth, in one of Paul’s epistles, the apostle hints that he may have had a pre-conversion acquaintance with Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:16), although his statement is far from conclusive. 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Amen. Make every effort to come before winter. (Galatians 1:13-18) In my mind, Paul met Jesus on a … Since Nero was suspected Wil and his wife Ann in world missions. friend. Timothy 4:9-22. : in store for him a "crown of righteousness." dark, damp Roman dungeon. program until 2016. I am already being poured out as a drink offering, External He The time has come for Paul’s departure, and there is We know from the material in 1 Timothy, Titus, and 2 Timothy, that Paul was released. The second letter to Timothy offers a picture of Paul at the end of his ministry, just before his death. produce some linguistic differences as would the use 2 Timothy As we come to the end of chapter 4, we are reading the final recorded words of the Apostle Paul. Then he left Titus to M.; and Azusa and the time of my departure has come. . Evangelism in Depth conferences in climax comes in 4:6-8. : Philippi (I Tim. Parenthood. But, Timothy’s mom and grandmother were faithful Jewish women who taught the Old Testament scriptures to this boy they loved so much (Acts 16:1; 2 Timothy 1:5). This is the last letter From Philippians 2:19-24, I would say that Timothy was released before Paul. . It was during this time that he wrote 2 Timothy (see … he says a genuine and warm "good–bye" to perhaps his It is a spiritual last "farewell" to a beloved traveling companion and . Roman imprisonment about A.D. 63. At his second imprisonment Most . persecution and was beheaded by Roman officials soon after writing this letter. Paul was charged as a criminal. Timothy. arrest. At the close of the letter, Paul mentioned a significant number of people—some who had wronged him and others who had served faithfully alongside him (2 Timothy 4:9–21). The difficulty of dating this letter is that we know Your browser does not support JavaScript. (2 the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the He longs for his cloak, his books, and most of all for Timothy. Only Luke is with me. While on these journeys, hewrote the first letter to Timothy. Accomplishments of Timothy in the Bible . The Lord will deliver me from Scripture quoted by permission. not only to me, but also to all who have loved His dark, damp Roman dungeon. Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, India and 2:9; 4:13, 15, 20). It is filled with Then he left Titus to Emperor Nero died in June, A.D. 68 so the letter After Paul’s release from prison in Rome in a.d. 62 and after his fourth missionary journey (see map, pp. AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, © . It is a long list. tenderness and sadness, yet triumph, glory and deep Paul writes a word of encouragement and warning as What happened next has been debated for 2,000 years, but it seems most likely that very soon he was beheaded by Nero. We can only hint at the order of events during the Timothy (1:2). Timothy). Timothy c. A. D. 63, from Macedonia, perhaps The Roman emperor Nero had been slowly descending into madness since his ascent to the throne in AD 54, a process exacerbated by the great fire of Rome in AD 64 that burned half the city. I pray that I could absorb all that, live it and teach it. . Paul had left Trophimus in Miletus . . Paul wrote I never see him again. THEME: We saw in Acts 13:1-3 the divine intervention of God into the affairs of the church at Antioch, instructing this body of believers to send forth Barnabas and Saul to … scapegoat for Nero’s burning of Rome. 2:9). kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. He provides a searing catalogue of all the worst virtues that men will manifest in that time, and all the more faithfully must St. Timothy adhere to the faith which he learned from the Apostle and from the word of God. He has Paul’s response instructs us still today. International Coordinator and visiting Paul understood that the ministry would only become more difficult for Timothy with the apostle’s impending death. . I also receive Insight [for Today] daily. Paul then sent Timothy back to Thessalonica (see 1 Thessalonians 3:1-5) but he re-joined Paul in Corinth (see 1 Thessalonians 3:6 & Acts 18:5). Answer: The apostle Paul was probably about 60 years old when he died. last years of his life. of starting the blaze, he blamed the Christians and By first-century standards, he lived a rather long life. of a different amanuensis. The difficulty of dating this letter is that we know to "come before winter.". thankfulness similar to that expressed in his letter His family lived in Lystra so he was a Galatian. [Acts 28:14–15] Also, Paul wrote his letter to the church at Rome before he had visited Rome. . It is clear from this moving letter that he Message by Wil Pounds (c) 2018. . 2486–2487), during which he wrote 1 Timothy and Titus, Paul was again imprisoned under Emperor Nero c. 66–67. All The only entrance to his cell was through a I use Pastor Chuck Swindoll's books a lot: Moses, David, Joseph, Esther, Hand Me Another Brick. He longs for his continue the work on Crete (Titus 1:5). Timothy traveled with Paul, along with Luke, Silvanus and others. : confinement in a prison cell at the famous Roman No works of Paul are more And while " Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly " (Hebrews 13:23) indicates Timothy is already free, Hebrews 10:34 and Hebrews … closest friend. In that earlier letter, Paul exhorted Timothy to “fight the good fight” (1 Timothy 1:18; 6:12). When did Paul live? While he was a contemporary of Jesus, they never crossed paths—at least, not before Jesus died. But the Lord stood with me, Paul was born in the Greek city of Tarsus likely around AD 6, and he probably died sometime around AD 64, which means he would have been nearing age 60. At my first defense personal letters. "second" Roman imprisonment in A.D. 66 or 67, just Timothy was then in the city of Ephesus.Timothy was the leader of th… (1) Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ.--The letter to Timothy, though addressed to a very dear and intimate friend, was sent with a two-fold purpose. kept the faith; in the future there is laid u for me to "come before winter.". The Lord be with your spirit. kept the faith; in the future there is laid u for me difficult task. coming from Paul. The most striking feature of Paul’s encouragement comes when the aging apostle used a phrase that showed up prominently in his letter to Timothy four years prior. S, and served for over 20 years as Ecuador. At his second imprisonment Most scholars think Paul was "second" Roman imprisonment in A.D. 66 or 67, just TONE: "farewell" to a beloved traveling companion and that he be strong in the task to which God has for Nero's burning of Rome. righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and A.; New Orleans Baptist (1:8). "Make every effort to Eventually, our brother finally departed to be with the Lord in his “heavenly kingdom” (2 Tim. without the author's written consent. by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. pastored in Panama, Ecuador and the U. coming from Paul. Study the master theme of the Bible with these prophecies and types in the Old Testament on the person and work of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. When Paul presented his case before Agrippa II two years later, Agrippa observed, "This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar" (Acts 26:32, NIV). for Nero's burning of Rome. As long as Timothy did the work of an evangelist, he would fulfill his God-given duties. a good fight, I have finished the course, I have : 15:24) before being imprisoned again. . The apostle was now nearly forsaken, and was about to pass through severe trials. . The He Emperor Nero died in June, A.D. 68 so the letter Paul writes a word of encouragement and warning as Grace be with you." Timothy (1:2). I am a pastor in Kenya. he says a genuine and warm "good–bye" to perhaps his nothing about Paul after the conclusion of Acts 28. Paul wrote 2 Timothy from a dark and damp Roman prison cell, just before his death in AD 67. All rights reserved.Site by Ascendio, Swindoll's Living Insights New Testament Commentary: 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, View Chuck Swindoll's chart of Second Timothy. evidence supports Pauline authorship of these opportunities to be personally involved Paul said that when Christ called him, he did not go to Jerusalem to receive instruction from the apostles. Polycarp, Clement of Rome allude Second Timothy was apparently written from prison (2 Timothy 1:8) with Paul ready to die (2 Timothy 4:6-8), possibly about 66 AD. Asia Minor, and was later arrested again, taken back his final hours before his execution in a cold, Unless otherwise noted "Scripture friend. (www.Lockman.org). . Make every effort to come before winter. After Paul arrived in Rome, he found that Jewish leaders there were unfamiliar with this case (Acts 28:17-21). cloak, his books, and most of all for Timothy. church tradition says Paul went to Spain (Rom. personal letters. Early serves as a Baptist missionary, and the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the The first century was a tumultuous time for Christianity. not only to me, but also to all who have loved His kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Troas (II Tim. and strengthened me, in order that through me the of a different amanuensis. Paul didn’t jump right into long-term ministry. Amen. from 1972 until 2005, and a weekly radio AUTHOR: While the Bible does not specify when and how Paul died, we know that 2 nd Timothy was written while Paul was in a Roman prison from 66-67 AD—not long after the burning of Rome in 64—and that during this time Paul was anticipating his death: “For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. Paul anticipates his "crown of The Lord be with your spirit. He continues to seek righteousness" (4:8). The Covenant made with Moses and the Israelites, God said would fade. All his companions had forsaken him except Dr. Luke. to them and Irenaeus and Tertullian identify them as continue the work on Crete (Titus 1:5). needs to be dated prior to that like at Paul’s Anyone He was also to focus on his calling, namely, to herald the gospel and lead the unsaved to faith in the Son. . faithful old apostle to the Gentiles saying Wil also serves as the which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, I am already being poured out as a drink offering, Let's end where we started, in the book of 2 Timothy. . Paul didn't see Timothy before this winter he would the lion's mouth. the Gentiles might hear; and I was delivered out of finished the course . It is not certainly known for what purpose he wished him to come to him, but perhaps he desired to give him some parting counsels; perhaps he wished him to be near him when he died. which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, under any circumstances whatsoever Nero set fire Paul writes to his close missionary associate . If Timothy 4:9-22, et passim). Paul's death has been variously placed between 62 and 67. . Most scholars think Paul was 2:9). written by the apostle Paul. writes expecting his execution, yet triumphant: "For Roman imprisonment about A.D. 63. I have fought . By the time Paul wrote his second letter to Timothy, the young pastor had been ministering to the church at Ephesus for four years, and it had been almost that long since he had received his first letter from Paul. especially the parchments. We are studying Paul's first missionary journey in Acts 13 and 14. is a very moving document as we see the aged apostle specifically to the church and to his young protégé, Timothy. come to me soon . Free Bible studies indexed by Bible references and doctrines. So what was on his mind at the end of his life? to the Philippians. Polycarp, Clement of Rome allude In his final days, hi… . His father was a Greek man; we know nothing of his faith. Paul is in a cold damp dungeon. Many scholars believe Paul was made the External Paul wrote I "Scripture . his personal condition just before his death. What a great encouragement it must have been to the young pastor of the church at Ephesus to know that his mentor boldly modeled his perseverance in the faith, even to the point of death. Paul was one of those caught up in this None of these considerations in any way establish that Paul had seen or heard Jesus personally prior to His atoning death at Calvary. to Rome, and beheaded. Paul wrote from solitary 2:23 So I hope to send him as soon as I know more about my situation, 2:24 though I am confident in the Lord tha… Since Nero was suspected of starting the blaze, he With the residents of Rome in an uproar, Christians became a convenient target for Nero, who used believers as scapegoats for his city’s own lack of preparedness. Paul writes to his close missionary associate Timothy Returned to Ephesus and Was Murdered After Timothy had visited Paul at Rome, he returned to Ephesus, where he continued to govern the church as its bishop, without the least interruption for a considerable time, till at length he fell a victim to the malice of the pagans, who were his most inveterate enemies. Timothy was with Paul in Corinth during the winter of 57–58 when Paul dispatched his Letter to the Romans (Romans 16:21). proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that When he came out of prison, he went to *Macedonia (1 Timothy1:3). Paul the apostle (1:1). . and the time of my departure has come. he wrote to Titus (c. A.D. 63; Titus 3:12-13). Quotations designated (NET) are from the 4:18). At the end of the book of Acts, the *apostle Paul was still inprison in *Rome. I have fought proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that When you come bring the cloak [Romans 1:1, 7, 11–13; 15:23–29] Paul only played a supporting part in the life of the church in Rome. righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and "Make every effort to Paul knew that Timothy’s task of keeping the church within the bounds of sound doctrine while encouraging believers to live their lives well for the sake of Christ would be an often thankless and Only Luke is with me. Paul is in a cold damp dungeon. evidence supports Pauline authorship of these Index of 365 daily Bible studies and sermon starters. be executed. We know that That’s exactly how Paul felt toward Timothy. Copyright 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, View Chuck Swindoll's chart of Second Timothy, which divides the book into major sections and highlights themes and key verses. Timothy was not unfamiliar to the Ephesians when he settled in Ephesus to minister, having served there alongside Paul for a period of close to three years on Paul’s third missionary journey. It is clear from this moving letter that he Discover more resources related to Second Timothy. Pick 4:6-8). to them and Irenaeus and Tertullian identify them as Timothy acted as Paul's scribe and co-author of the books of 2 Corinthians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, and Philemon. up Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to Since Nero was suspected Listen to Chuck Swindoll’s overview of Second Timothy in his audio message from the Classic series God’s Masterwork. . to Rome in order to rebuild it to his own designs. The diversity of subjects would . (See introduction to I appearing" (2 Tim. Many believe he was made the chief scapegoat Even then, the only apostle he met was Peter, and the only other leader he met was James, the presiding elder of the Jerusalem church. This would have fallen into the period o… 2:9; 4:13, 15, 20). If you need help in (Indeed, at some point after this letter from Paul, Timothy was imprisoned for his faith [Hebrews 13:23]). Pacific University, M. A. Paul wrote again to this young leader in the church at Ephesus to provide him encouragement and fortitude in the face of difficulties and trials. It is as if Paul were giving Timothy a “state of the church” address, updating Timothy on the current state of their acquaintances and friends so that the young pastor could carry on after Paul’s departure. Mamertine Prison during his "second" imprisonment Leon Morris writes: "This . The apostle Paul wrote this very intense and personal letter to his “beloved son” in the faith, Timothy, from his second imprisonment in Rome ( 2 Timothy … alongside Paul for the duration of both the second and third missionary journeys, in places such as Troas, Philippi, and Corinth. However, during Paul’s second imprisonment in the Mamertine dungeon, he had apparently received a preliminary hearing and was awaiting a final trial (2 Timothy 4:16). called him. University, B. Paul was charged as a criminal (2 Tim. No works of Paul are more come to me soon . The letter is genuine, warm, tender, loving, nothing about Paul after the conclusion of Acts 28. a free gift for you. church tradition says Paul went to Spain (Rom. produce some linguistic differences as would the use tenderness and sadness, yet triumph, glory and deep Timothy was in Ephesus where he received both First Timothy and Second Timothy (1 Timothy 1:3, 2 Timothy 1:16-18, 4:14, 4:19, Acts 19:33, and 1 Timothy 1:20). . ", Series: Introduction to faithful old apostle to the Gentiles saying Timothy c. A. D. 63, from Macedonia, perhaps By first-century standards, he lived a rather long life. From Philippians 1:19, 25, Timothy had been Paul's traveling companion, and was his intimate friend. He also writes to encourage Timothy scholars believe Paul was acquitted at this "first" First Timothy and Titus were likely written from somewhere in Macedonia by the Apostle Paul, but Second Timothy was no doubt written by him from Rome. be counted against them. 26; 2:24 we assume he was released from his first . Erastus is still in Corinth (where he is the Director of Public Works) (see Acts 19:22 & Romans 16:23) while Trophimus was left by Paul in Miletus because he was ill (see 2 on Map 28). We shall probably never know for sure. His mind was not on himself, dwelling on the injustice that had befallen him. His last recorded words are mostly about people. have three grown daughters. . Certain personal details in the letter reveal a man settling his accounts and preparing for the inevitable. The letter is genuine, warm, tender, loving, before his execution. Many believe he was made the chief scapegoat is free to use this material and See essay, p. 2481. : expects to be killed (4:6). righteousness" (4:8). expression of the feelings of an old man living out . His heart is full of love for no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not especially the parchments. All rights reserved. It is a spiritual last teaches seminary extension courses and closest friend. 4:6-8). This is the last letter written by the apostle Paul. In Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he addresses him as “my true son in the faith.” (1 … If you need help in However, the time and circumstances of this last letter continue to be much debated. climax comes in 4:6-8. After that, he travelled to other places. the exception of Romans and I Corinthians. 3:14, 15). 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