Chapter 7. 2 Timothy 1

  1. Jay Twomey

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch7

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

How to Cite

Twomey, J. (2008) 2 Timothy 1, in The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Bible Commentaries

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Sawyer,
  2. Christopher Rowland,
  3. Judith Kovacs and
  4. David M. Gunn

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126144

Online ISBN: 9781444306200

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Keywords:

  • 2 Timothy 1 - The second letter to Timothy opens with the longest, if not the only (but see 1 Tim. 1:12–14), thanksgiving section of the Pastoral corpus;
  • The Thanksgiving (1:3–7);
  • Eunice and Lois (v. 5);
  • Timothy: Ordination (1:6–8; 1 Tim. 1:18, 4:14–15);
  • Rekindle the gift of God (v. 6);
  • Not a spirit of cowardice, but rather of power (v. 7);
  • Grace, given before, now revealed (v. 9c);
  • “Paul” (1:13–18; 4:11, 19);
  • Standard of sound teaching (v. 13);
  • The Holy Spirit and the Lord (vv. 14, 18) - Onesiphorus (v. 16)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Thanksgiving (1:3–7)

  • Timothy: Ordination (1:6–8; 1 Tim. 1:18, 4:14–15)

  • Theological Speculation: God's Plan (1:9–10; 4:1, 8; 1 Tim. 6:14; Titus 1:2; 3:4–5)

  • “Paul” (1:13–18; 4:11, 19)