3. For there shall come a time when they will not tolerate sound doctrine; but according to their own lusts they shall accumulate to themselves a great number of teachers, having ears itching to hear what satisfies their cravings;
5. But as for you, be vigilant in all things, endure hardships, do the work of an evangelist; fully carry out your ministry.
7. I have fought a good fight; I have finished the course; I have kept the faith.
10. For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present age, and has gone to Thessalonica; Crescens, to Galatia; Titus, to Dalmatia.
12. But I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
14. Alexander the coppersmith did many evil things against me. May the Lord reward him according to his works.
15. You also be on guard against him because he vehemently opposed our words.
16. During my first defense, no one stood with me; instead, everyone deserted me. (I pray that God will not lay it to their charge.)
17. But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all the Gentiles might hear the gospel; and I was delivered out of the lion’s mouth.
18. And the Lord will deliver me from every wicked deed and will preserve me for His heavenly kingdom; to Whom be the glory into the ages of eternity. Amen.
19. Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.
20. Erastus remained in Corinth, but Trophimus I left in Miletus because he was sick.
21. Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus salutes you, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia; and all the brethren salute you.
22. The Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Grace be with you. Amen. The second epistle to Timothy, who was chosen first overseer of the church of the Ephesians, written from Rome when Paul was brought a second time before Caesar Nero
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