THE BOOK: 2 Timothy

(2 Timothy 4:1-5)

Here are some suggested memory verses:

2 Tim. 1:12

2 Tim. 1:13

2 Tim. 2:2

2 Tim. 2:15

2 Tim. 2:22

2 Tim. 3:1

2 Tim. 3:5

2 Tim. 3:14,15

2 Tim. 3:16,17

2 Tim. 4:1-5

2 Tim. 4:7

2 Tim. 4:8

Try to learn one verse each week for a month.


I. Author - Apostle Paul

 

II. Book

    A. probably written after temporary release from prison AD 60/1

    B. possible timeline

        1. writes letter to Titus

        2. visits Asia and Greece (in undisclosed order)

            a. Troas - 2 Tim. 4:13 (leaves books and cloak)

            b. Miletus - 2 Tim. 4:20 leaves Trophimus sick)

            c. Corinth - 2 Tim. 4:20 (Erastus remains)

        3. arrested (place unknown)

        4. imprisoned in Rome a second time - 2 Tim. 1:16,17

        5. writes second letter to Timothy

    B. to Timothy

    C. purpose - prepare Timothy for future

        1. 2 Tim. 4:5

 

III. Message - what is coming/what to do

    A. what is coming

        1. suffering

            a. 2 Tim. 1:8,12

            b. 2 Tim. 2:3-13

        2. difficult times

            a. 2 Tim. 3:1-7

            b. 2 Tim. 4:1-4

    B. what to do

        1. sound words

            a. 2 Tim. 1:13

            b. 2 Tim. 2:1,2

            c. 2 Tim. 2:15

    C. what to expect

        1. reward

            a. 2 Tim. 1:12

            b. 2 Tim. 4:7,8

 

concl. 2 Tim. 3:10-17