Lessons from the beginning of the end
Topic: Book Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1–1:5
The apostle Paul's opening words to Timothy are rich in gospel enduring lessons.
Regarding the contribution and importance of the letter of 2 Timothy, commentator John Stott writes:
His execution seemed to him imminent, so that he was writing under its shadow. Although it was an intensely personal communication to his young friend Timothy, it was also—and consciously—his last will and testament to the church.