Chapter 8. 2 Timothy 2

  1. Jay Twomey

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch8

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

How to Cite

Twomey, J. (2008) 2 Timothy 2, in The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch8

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 2 - “Paul” now reminds Timothy of what he has learned;
  • Church: Pauline Succession (2:1–2);
  • Entrust to faithful people (v. 2);
  • The Church: Christian Soldiers (2:3–7);
  • Entangled in everyday affairs (v. 4);
  • “Paul”: The Gospel (2:8–10);
  • The word of God is not chained (v. 9);
  • Theological Speculation: Divine Consistency (2:11–13; Titus 1:2);
  • The Opponents (2:14–18);
  • Rightly explaining the word of truth (v. 15)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Church: Pauline Succession (2:1–2)

  • The Church: Christian Soldiers (2:3–7)

  • “Paul”: The Gospel (2:8–10)

  • Theological Speculation: Divine Consistency (2:11–13; Titus 1:2)

  • The Opponents (2:14–18)

  • The Church: A Large House (2:19–26)