CSBChristian Standard Bible
1Paul,#Ac 13:9 an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will,#1Co 1:1; Eph 1:1; Col 1:1 for the sake of the promise of life#1Jn 2:25; 5:12 in Christ Jesus:
2To Timothy, my dearly loved son.
Grace, mercy, and peace#1Tm 1:2; 2Jn 3 from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
3I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience#Ac 23:1; 24:16; Rm 9:1; 2Co 1:12; 1Tm 1:19; 3:9; Heb 10:22; 1Pt 3:21 as my ancestors did, when I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day.#Eph 1:6 4Remembering your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy. 5I recall your sincere faith#1Tm 1:5 that first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice#Ac 16:1 and now, I am convinced, is in you also.
6Therefore, I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is in you through the laying on of my hands.#1Tm 4:14; 5:22 7For God has not given us a spirit of fear,#Jn 7:13; 14:27; Rm 8:15 but one of power,#1:7 Or For the Spirit God gave us does not make us fearful, but gives us power#Lk 1:35; 4:14; 24:49; Ac 1:8; 4:33; Rm 15:13,19; 1Co 2:4; Eph 3:16,20; 1Th 1:5 love,#1Co 13:1 and sound judgment.
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