People do so when they will not endure that preaching which is searching, plain, and to the purpose. Paul could consider timothy a true son in the faith because he probably led him and his mother to faith in jesus on pauls first missionary journey acts 14. Erastus abode at corinth he was chamberlain of that city, romans 16. Study 1 timothy 4 using matthew henry bible commentary complete to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Charges to flee youthful lusts, and to minister with zeal against error, but with meekness of spirit. The cloke that i left at troas with carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments. Trophimus was an asian, of the city of ephesus, the same that is spoken of in acts 20. This invitation is encompassed with salutations, 2 timothy 4. More than a decade prior to writing this letter, paul had first met timothy in the city of lystrain asia minorwhere timothy was known and respected by the christians acts 16. The condition in which it represents him is remarkably contrasted, in several respects, with the conditions of his first imprisonment, as shown in the letters dating from that period. He also wants timothy to bring his books and papers 2 timothy 4.
How many brokendown servants of god are there today, christian men and women, who have proved their sincerity, who do prove their sincerity, but whose thin hand can do little or nothing in raising the stones of the shrine they so passionately desire to build. He understood perfectly timothys shortcomings as a young pastor under his tutelage. Commentary on the book of 1 timothy 1 timothy 1 1paul, an apostle of christ jesus according to the commandment of god our savior, and of christ jesus, who is our hope, 2to timothy, my true child in the faith. Paul wished timothy to come to him in prison without fear, and he was about to deliver up to him before his decease the lamp torchlight of the evangelical office, ch. Second timothy everymans bible commentary everymans bible. When you come, bring the cloak that i left with carpus at troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible bible study and devotional books listed below. A daily bible study in 7day sections with a summary commentary, discussion questions, and daily application book introduction the prior section sunday 2 timothy 1 salutation 1. Erastus remained at corinth, but trophimus i left sick at miletus. Whereas he had exhorted timothy to give attendance to reading, so he did himself, though he was now ready to be offered. For students, pastors, and teachers, check out the list of s top 50 bestselling commentaries. Paul cant help but pause and praise god for his wonderful and gracious sovereign plan and that god would choose to save someone like him.
The good hopes others have had of us, should stir us up to duty. Niv cultural backgrounds study bible and the new bible commentary. Read 2 timothy commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. In order that timothy might fulfil the design of his appointment, it was necessary that he should have a correct view of the design of the law. The particular reason given for this charge was, that the time was approaching when men would not endure sound doctrine, but would turn away from the truth. This refers to demonic spirits angelic beings who have rebelled against god, who seek to deceive men and women and to entice them away from the truth. I have a friend struggling with gods sovereign grace calvinism and she asked me about this verse and i dont know how to put what i think into words. James rosscup writes that this was the great work in the life of the versatile dean of canterbury. Verse 3 forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which god created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth. This also expressed pauls confidence in timothy s integrity and faithfulness to the truth.
Grace, mercy and peace from god the father and christ jesus our lord. John has also written several bestselling books, including the macarthur study bible, the gospel according to jesus, the new testament commentary series, twelve ordinary men, and the truth war. In the court for the first time, he had been successful. Second timothy everymans bible commentary everymans bible commentaries hiebert, d edmond on. Death to a good man, is his release from the imprisonment of this world, and his departure to the enjoyments of another world. A solemn charge to timothy, to be faithful in preaching the gospel, and in the whole. Paul as the recipient of direct inspiration from the spirit cf. The apostle foretells the rise of dangerous enemies to the gospel. I charge thee before god, and the lord jesus christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom. Commentary for 2 timothy 4 the apostle solemnly charges timothy to be diligent, though many will not bear sound doctrine. But all his friends except luke had left him 2 timothy 4. An outcome of this production was the new testament for english readers 4 vols.
Heinrich meyers critical and exegetical commentary on the new testament. Likely the prophecy indicated the divine purpose for him and how he would serve. An exegetical and theological exposition of holy scripture the new american commentary lea, thomas, griffin, hayne p. For i am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. Commentaries, history books, and more are linked to this page. David guzik commentary on 2 timothy 4, where paul charges timothy to truly. Now the spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons.
Pauls address to timothy, and declaration of his affection for him, 1 4. He exhorts him to stir up the gift of god that is in him, and not to be ashamed of the testimony of the lord, 68. An exegetical and theological exposition of holy scripture the new american commentary george, timothy on. Of whom is hymenaeus and alexander the former of these is mentioned in 2 timothy 2. Nobody remembers who named the book, but for me it was the beginning of three decades of intensive bible study as i wrote additional commentaries, all of them falling under the new be series. Paul encourages timothy to maintain sound teaching regarding the law and the gospel 1 ti 1. People will turn away from the truth, they will grow weary of the plain gospel of christ, they will be greedy of fables, and take pleasure in them. Timothy is also charged with teaching his church to behave in a godly way, which means he spends even more time discussing. View 2nd timothy 1 in the note window the first design of this epistle seems to have been, to apprize timothy of what had occurred during the imprisonment of the apostle, and to request him to come to rome.
Paul was guided by divine inspiration, and yet he would have his books with him. Prisca and aquila were most likely to be at ephesus 2 timothy 4. He predicts his own approaching death, and expresses the strongest confidence of being eternally happy, 68. Those eight books are now combined into the onevolume bridgeway bible commentary, which is a companion in size, style and format to the bridgeway bible dictionary, an a to z of biblical information. Volume 2 warnings against religious flesh and instruction in piety hamilton smith the first epistle to timothy. Through the laying on of the elders hands, timothy was appointed or designated for special service. Paul, too, knew that the time was close at hand when timothy, still young, would no longer have him to lean upon and look up to, and therefore would prepare him for it. The bible uses the phrase the faith in this way many places. When you come bring with you the cloak which i left behind at troas at corpus house, and bring the books, especially the parchments. Troas, where this cloak, or book press, or book was, was a city in asia minor, that stood upon, or near the same place where old troy stood, and from whence it seems to have had its name, and lay in timothy s way from ephesus to rome.
Book of first timothy overview insight for living ministries. All scripture or the whole scripture, received by the jewish church, is inspired of god respecting the inspiration of the books of the old testament, i find two opinions, says dr. Study 2 timothy 4 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better. I charge you therefore before god and the lord jesus christ, who will judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom. Upon recognizing timothy s impressive qualities, paul recruited the young man to travel with him as he continued his second missionary journey. I have fought a good fight, i have finished my course, i have kept the faith. The apostle charges timothy to be diligent, incessant, and faithful in his preaching.
He urges timothy to try to come before the winter 2 timothy 4. A large, heavy wool garment that doubled as a coat and blanket in cold weather, which paul would soon face verse 21. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 timothy and more. Warnings to shun vain babblings and dangerous errors. An exegetical and theological exposition of holy scripture the new american commentary.
Paul refers to him as my son whom i love 1 corinthians 4. His account of the piety of timothy s mother and grandmother, and the religious education they had given their son, 5. Observe, the best of men have need to be awed into the discharge of their duty. Commentary sections comprise periscopes of scripture e. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills. The cloak perhaps the toga which belonged to him as a roman citizen, or an upper garment, which might be needful as winter came on. He asks timothy to bring the warm coat that he had left in the town of troas. Others take it to be a courser and meaner garment, wore in cold and rainy weather, to preserve from the inclementencies of it.
When you come, bring the cloak that i left with carpus at troas, also the books. Weekly telecasts and daily radio broadcasts of grace to you are seen and heard by millions worldwide. The eight handbooks were dedicated to people who, in different ways, had a. Commentaries for 2 timothy chapter 4 the apostle salutes titus. Paul was guided by divine inspiration, yet he would have his books. Bowen if we reflect for a moment, we cannot help but realize that. This shows that they had a love and trust for each other. You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in christ jesus.
Second timothy everymans bible commentary everymans bible commentaries. And let us be upright in our conduct in all things. Unlike 1 timothy, however, 2 timothy appears to be more of a personal letter in which paul encourages timothy and gives him a solemn charge to remain faithful even after paul has departed. Timothy probably came to trust in the lord jesus through paul. Death to a good man, is his release from the imprisonment of this world.
The inductive training manual is a series of questions on each section of 1 timothy, designed for small group discussion, to help christians in. Paul thinks about him as his own child in the faith. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or. The charism or spiritual gift, is that of the spirit which qualified him for the work of an evangelist ephesians 4. Read 2 timothy 4 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. The letter of 2 timothy, like 1 timothy, is addressed from the apostle paul to his younger coworker and is perhaps the last written letter we have from paul. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition of the bible. Henry alford 2 timothy commentary the new testament for english readers.247 1078 1149 534 246 307 509 96 1279 1191 1455 1462 1627 1497 1548 1077 759 991 1641 581 53 825 1160 295 111 1154 600 1315 727 546 333 393 1629 18 1593 1035 1204 619 1047 517 614 1182 1491 442 133 1313