II Timothy 1-2: Keeping up the good work.

September 6, 2015. Daily Reading: II Timothy 1-2. Background: See I Timothy background. This is Paul’s second letter to His beloved child in the faith, Timothy, who had been an aid and fellow servant to him throughout his ministry (see Philippians 2:19-24). This letter seems to be written at the end of Paul’s life, just…

I Timothy 1-3: Training for leadership.

August 23, 2015. Daily Reading: I Timothy 1-3. Background: This is the first letter (that we have) of Paul to his “child in the faith,” Timothy, likely written while Paul was in Macedonia (see Acts 19-20). Timothy had worked very closely with Paul, joining him on his second missionary journey and accompanying him on his…