Second Timothy

Arthur G. Clarke

Part 10 of 15 of the series The Epistles Analysed

We omit the analysis of Paul's first Epistle to Timothy, since this has already appeared on page 112 in the July-August, 1961, issue of Precious Seed.

11. 2 TIMOTHY
INTRODUCTION, 1.  1-2. i. Address, 1 2a. ii. Greeting, 2b.
1. PERSONAL MESSAGES TO TIMOTHY, 1.  3-18.
i. Thanksgiving and Thoughts of Timothy, 3-5. ii. Injunctions and Incentives, 6-14.
a.  Zeal, 6-7.
b. Courage, 8-12.
c. Steadfastness, 13-14.
iii. Complaint and Commendation of Brethren, 15-18.
2. PUBLIC  MINISTRY OF TIMOTHY, 2.  1  to 4.  8.
i.  In View of Paul's Imprisonment, 2. 1-13.
a. Exhortation, 1-7.
b. Encouragement, 8-13.
ii.  In View of Present Error, 2. 14-26. iii.  In View of Predicted Apostasy, ch. 3.
a. End-time Evils, 1-9.
b.  Encouraging Example, 10-12.
c. End-time Evils, 13.
d. Effectual Equipment, 14-17.
iv.   In View of Paul's 'Departure', 4. 1-8.
a. Exhortation, 1-2.
b. Explanation, 3-4; 'for'.
c. Exhortation, 5.
d. Explanation, 6-8; 'for'.
3. PERSONAL  MESSAGES  TO  TIMOTHY, 4.  9-18.
i. Requests and Reasons, 9-13. ii.  Wrongs and Warnings, 14-15. iii.  Desertions and Deliverances, 16-18. CONCLUSION, 4. 19-22. i. Salutations of Paul, 19.
ii. Movements of Brethren, 20-21a. (Reasons and Request.) iii. Salutations of Saints, 21b. iv. Benedictions of Paul, 22.