Date Written: AD 66
Key People: Paul, Timothy
Summary: Paul wrote this last letter from prison in Rome. He knew as he wrote it that he would die very soon. Paul’s priorities were revealed in this letter as he faced his own death and passed the torch of the gospel to his young friend and son in the faith—Timothy. Paul’s letter was meant to encourage Timothy to boldly preach the Word and to be diligent to reprove, rebuke, and exhort others in the truth. His advice to Timothy in this last letter includes adhering to sound doctrine, showing steadfast faithfulness to Jesus Christ, and finishing the race set before him by keeping the faith.
About Jesus: Jesus is the center of the Christian life. He promises that all who follow Him will wear a crown of righteousness and spend eternity in His presence.