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I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus
who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season;
rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
For the time will come when they will not endure sound
but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers,
having itching ears;
And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and
turned unto fables.
But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the
an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I
kept the faith:
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of
which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and
not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:
For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present
is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto
Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee:
he is profitable to me for the ministry.
And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus.
The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou
bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments.
Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward
according to his works:
Of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men
I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened
that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the
Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and
preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and
Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of
Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at
Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth
and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.
The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with
Orthodox Library, St. Seraphim of Mt. Domvu, 2008.
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servants
the scribe John, the priest Peter, the suffering people of Burma,
and the parishioners of the temple of Saint Andrew in Lubbock.
THE END, AND TO GOD BE THE GLORY!