ImmerseMessiah NLT - Flipbook - Page 267
2 T im o th y
Timothy, please come as soon as you can. Demas has deserted me because
he loves the things of this life and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has
gone to Galatia, and Titus has gone to Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me.
Bring Mark with you when you come, for he will be helpful to me in my
ministry. I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. When you come, be sure to bring
the coat I left with Carpus at Troas. Also bring my books, and especially
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm, but the Lord will judge
him for what he has done. Be careful of him, for he fought against everything we said.
The first time I was brought before the judge, no one came with me.
Everyone abandoned me. May it not be counted against them. But the
Lord stood with me and gave me strength so that I might preach the Good
News in its entirety for all the Gentiles to hear. And he rescued me from
certain death. Yes, and the Lord will deliver me from every evil attack and
will bring me safely into his heavenly Kingdom. All glory to God forever
and ever! Amen.
Give my greetings to Priscilla and Aquila and those living in the household
of Onesiphorus. Erastus stayed at Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick at
Do your best to get here before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, and
so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers and sisters.
May the Lord be with your spirit. And may his grace be with all of you.