Blind passions are not meant to guide seeing reason; but if reason be the eye it is meant to guide the blind. 1851. The Holy Spirit works, in those to whom it is given, power, or strength, to fight the fight of God, power, not only patiently to endure, but also to strike good blows for Christ—the power, for instance, of steadfastness in resisting temptation, the strong will which guides other weaker ones along the narrow way “of love.” It works, too, in those to whom God gives the blessed gift, that strange, sweet love for others which leads to noble deeds of self-surrender—that love which never shrinks from a sacrifice which may benefit the friend or even the neighbour. 2 Timothy 1:9. Sobriety is the gift of the Spirit: sobriety is a very general term, and signifies the moderation and government of our passions; that which seems to be here meant is such a govermnent, and composure of spirit, that nothing shall deter us from the discharge of our duty; and the term sound mind, opposed to a meak and sickly mind, staggering at every danger, may well enough express the apostle’s sense. One sometimes feels as if nothing but clearsightedness were needed to drive men into insanity. Thanksgiving and Encouragement. 2 Timothy 1:7. I"m not sure my wife would agree with the final of that trilogy as it relates to her husband, but definitely we are not to fear that which is without. I need not remind you of the one sovereign way by which Jesus Christ in His gospel wins men from that self-centred absorption in which they live, and which is the root of all sin, into that love which is the child of faith and the parent’ of all virtue. Current Book: 2 Timothy Select a chapter: Chapter 1 Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4 HOME TOP: Dead links, typos, or … 2 Tim. This is God's work and I don't want anyone to profit from it in a material way. Concerning strength or power, see 2 Timothy 1:8, etc. The fear of God prevents us from fearing others. [Note: Fee, p227. Romans 15:30 &c. σωφρονισμός is a ἅπ. Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. 4:6 cites two reasons for Paul's urgent charge, these being (1) apostasy so often foretold is present (potentially) even in Timothy's time, and indeed at all times, and (2) the grand old warrior Paul will very soon have departed from this life. The enumeration is by no means intended to be either complete or scientific. "Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:7". 2013. If he is not a fool he ought to be. The Holy Spirit can therefore receive such a designation here, only in so far as He produces the σωφρονίζειν (comp. No clearer statement needs to be made. Think of our relation to God, think of what must be the result of the collision of the perfectly righteous will of His with our wayward rebellions; of what must be the consequence - if there be a God at all, and if there be such a thing as retributive acts on His part - when He sets us down to drink of the brewst that we have brewed, and to reap the harvest that we have sown. The first thing, then, that he would have us understand is that Christ makes fearless men. That is how we are set to roll the ball of our fortunes and prosperities up the twisting ascent, and at every moment there is the possibility of its hurtling down in ruin, and one day it certainly will. learned, commending unto him the manifold use of the. deilia. 2 Timothy 3:1-5 The apostle foretelleth the evil characters that. Search using our Online Bible by Topic, Verse Reference or Phrase. I think I shall best, in the few remarks that I offer you, bring out the meaning of the words before us if I simply follow the Apostle’s rough and ready enumeration, and try to learn what he says about each of these points. The Expositor's Greek Testament. Better, ‘cowardice. Click the Bible for the all new StudyLight.org!! (Comp. i. 2 Timothy 1:7 The Aramaic can also be translated “revelation-light,” or “instruction.” Apparently, Timothy was an introverted, retiring personality who of himself would not do what he would be called upon to do. Once we step outside His guidance we are not necessarily operating with a sound mind - example: the young couple that tells you God is leading them to live together. And of a sound mind; swfronismou we translate it a sound mind; others, sobriety; others, a calm and quiet mind. 1874-1909. λεγ. crit. Of love—Which is the true inspirer and regulator of power. So is there anything more empty and foolish than to say to a man whose relations with God are not right, whose command of the world is so Verses 1-7. "Stanley Derickson - Notes on Selected Books". 8 So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. 2 Timothy 2:22; 1 Timothy 4:12. . He is therefore admonished to give up all the advantages and pleasures of life, ch. Let me remind you how a condition of all that is worth doing and being is the cultivation of strength of will and of moral nature. The grace which is suggested to Timothy as sufficient to support him. λ. 2 Timothy 1:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Timothy 1:7, NIV: "For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline." BibliographyConstable, Thomas. In Pastorals only here, 2 Timothy 1:8, and 2 Timothy 3:5. But Timothy seems to have been of a somewhat weak and timid nature, and this letter of the dying man is one long trumpet-blast to stir his courage. There was an element of δειλία in Timothy’s natural disposition which must have been prejudicial to his efficiency as a Church ruler. honesty — Greek, “gravity” ( Titus 2:2, Titus 2:7 ), “decorum,” or propriety of conduct. 2012. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". Greek sophroaiamoa. Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament. After all, in the beginning to his letters to churches in general, Paul only says grace and peace in his greeting (Romans 1:7, 1 Corinthians 1:3, 2 Corinthians 1:2, Galatians 1:3, Ephesians 1:2, Philippians 1:2, Colossians 1:2, 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:2). One of Paul's characteristic words (Romans 1:16).Of love (agaphv). "Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:7". 2 Timothy 4:1 - I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: on StudyLight.org And so it dwells predominantly on the stronger, ‘manly virtues,’ as men complacently call them.’ ‘God hath not given us the spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind,’ which last word does not stand precisely upon a level with the other three, hut rather expresses the notion of self-control. excellences may never run to seed and become defects. 2 Timothy 1:18. 2 Timothy 3:6-9 He describeth the enemies of the truth, 2 Timothy 3:10-13 propoundeth unto Timothy his own example, 2 Timothy 3:14-17 and exhorteth him to abide in the doctrine he had. 2 Timothy 1:7. 1909-1922. THE parts which we should naturally have expected Paul and Timothy to fill are reversed in this letter. 2 Timothy 1:17. 2 Timothy 2:14, etc. "Family Bible New Testament". 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, in keeping with the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus, 2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. We have tastes and desires rooted in the flesh, and others, of which the gratification is perfectly legitimate, but which to make the guides of life, or to gratify without stint and without restraint, is ruinous. sound mind. chap. Instead of δειλιας, fear, some MSS. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/2-timothy-1.html. A sound mind , [ soofronismou (Greek #4995)] - 'the bringing of men to a sound mind' (Wahl). A distinct Greek word, 1 Timothy 2:10, expresses “godliness.”. For that position is needed (a) force of character, which if not natural may be inspired by consciousness of a divine appointment, (b) love, which is not softness, and (c) self-discipline, which is opposed to all easy self-indulgence which issues in laxity of administration. The question is, then, To whom is reference made in ἡμῖν? What dangers are there possible to humanity, concerning which you and I can say we know that ‘when the overflowing scourge passes by it will not reach us’? (The aor. What is the reason why half the men in the world that are drunkards are so? These three graces are specially named, as specially needed for one in Timothy’s circumstances; power to fulfil his arduous tasks, love to suffer gladly all opposition—being ready to believe that for the most part it springs from ignorance—discipline, to correct and warn the wayward and careless. 2 Timothy 1:18. . God did not infuse into us fearfulness, etc. 1 Timothy 1:7 - wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions. 2 Timothy 1:15. On the other hand power, love, and sound mind are the opposite of fear in this case. πνεῦμα δειλίας: It is simplest to take πνεῦμα here as a comprehensive equivalent to χάρισμα, as in 1 Corinthians 14:12, ζηλωταί ἐστε πνευμάτων. Only here. So whilst we have to admit that religion is not meant to obliterate natural distinctions in character, we must also remember that we insufficiently grasp the intention of the gospel which we say we believe unless we realise that it is meant to deal with the most deeply rooted defects in character, to make the crooked things straight, and the rough places plain. God hath not given. 35 By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Nothing will do more to inspire courage, to make a man fearless of danger, or ready to endure privation and persecution, than “love.” The love of country, and wife, and children, and home, makes the most timid bold when they are assailed; and the love of Christ and of a dying world nerves the soul to great enterprises, and sustains it in the deepest sorrows. ‘For God did not give us a spirit of fearfulness, but of power and love and discipline.’. God hath not given to us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Here, again, in the use of so strong a word, we trace the desire of the apostle to rouse Timothy from what seemed to him an undue timidity. ‘Tis excellent to have a giant’s strength ‘Tis tyrannous to use it like a giant!’. To Timothy, my dearly beloved son. There are differences among us in this respect. I. 3 I am grateful to God—whom I worship with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did—when I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. The act of fear always has its cause in the mind, but a courageous disposition repels and overcomes external causes.— δυνάμεως) of power. Because of this, Paul told him to minister with “a spirit of power” (2 Timothy 1:7 NIV). Matthew Henry Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible. What the apostle's doctrine was relative to Christ, 2 Timothy 2:8. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Self-disciplined refers to a person who has a "wise head." We have the spirit of love: What might that mean? To Timothy, my dearly beloved son. Verse 3. He speaks of Phygellus and Hermogenes, with others, and closes with Onesiphorus, 2 Timothy 1:15-18. 2 Timothy 2:24 - The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, on StudyLight.org An indication of Timothy's personality comes through in this verse. Better, ‘did not give.’. iv. See Barnes "1 Timothy 1:2". II. {b} "beloved son" 1 Timothy 1:2. 2 Timothy 1:7. 2 Timothy 1:7. Choose a verse from '1 Timothy 1' to begin your 'Verse-by-Verse' study of God's Word using the more than 100 commentaries available on StudyLight.org (4) the grace of Christ 2 Timothy 2:1. Trust to Jesus Christ; ask Him to govern, and He will help you to control yourselves. And the stirring up of that gift will produce powerful, loving activity, the activity of the Spirit. BibliographyDerickson, Stanley. BibliographyBengel, Johann Albrecht. 1 Timothy 2:4 - who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. Some of us, of course, are naturally far more facile, sensitive and yielding than others; some of us have natural force denied to our brethren. 3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. The Greek admits of the English version, reflexively, the bringing of our own passions under control: self-restraint' (cf. See Blass, Grammar, p. 61. T. Croskery . Footnotes. 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Thus there are the most urgent considerations requiring Timothy to exert himself to the utmost. 7. 2 Timothy 1:7-18 New International Version (NIV). The word is applied to ‘love,’ Romans 12:9, and to ‘wisdom,’ James 3:17. σωφρονισμοῦ: sobrietatis. ", [Note: J. N. D. Kelly, A Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles, p160. 2 Timothy 1:15. 2 Timothy 1:1-7 2 Timothy 3:14-17PAUL’S heart had been drawn to Timothy long before this letter was written, as far back as the beginning of his second missionary journey, and Timothy had cherished the enthusiastic devotion of a young man for his great leader. T HE real character of Christianity, as infused into the soul of the believer, and exhibited in his life, is by no means generally understood. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Click the Bible for the all new StudyLight.org!! (1 John 4:20). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mac/2-timothy-1.html. The word δειλία does not occur again in the N.T., but it is common in the LXX. So Paul urges him (2 Timothy 2:4) to give up worldly entanglements (Luke 8:14). 2 Timothy 1:7: Address and Salutation: R. Finlayson : 2 Timothy 1:1-14: Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. 2 Timothy 1:11. Love. But a sound mind implies much more; it means a clear understanding, a sound judgment, a rectified will, holy passions, heavenly tempers; in a word, the whole soul harmonized in all its powers and faculties; and completely regulated and influenced so as to think, speak, and act aright in all things. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. δυνάμις, power, strength, is opposed to fear. "Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:7". 2 Timothy 2:3. 2 Timothy 1 After the introduction (2 Timothy 1:1,2) we have, I. Paul's sincere love to Timothy, 2 Timothy 1:3-5.II. More resources, better tools and easier navigation Test drive it and tell us about your experience. . Tons more resources, better tools, NIV84 and easier navigation. 2 Timothy 3:16 - All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; on StudyLight.org https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/2-timothy-1.html. But then, you know, the very purpose of the gospel is to mend temperaments, to restrain, and to stimulate, so as that natural defects may become excellences, and, You may remember having seen a gymnast that used to roll a ball up a spiral with the motion of his feet. Tons more resources, better tools, NIV84 and easier navigation. ‘Every man is a king, and crowns himself when he puts on his own hat,’ says our quaint moralist. Thanksgiving. There are such ways, and they do help men. [Note: J. N. D. Kelly, A Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles, p160.]. God is our power, our love, and our sound mind. Of power (δυνάμεως) Found in all the Pauline Epistles except Philemon. (2 Timothy 2:1-7):--In these seven verses I see--I. In understanding verse 7 it is common to do “mirror reading,” that is, to assume that the mention “of power, of love and of self-discipline” implies that Timothy lacks these and that, because “timidity” is mentioned, this is his problem. Search This Resource : Navigator: Previous Next Chapter 2 Printer friendly version : Additional Resources • … It isn"t a request but a command. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/2-timothy-1.html. He has given us the assurance of forgiveness and acceptance and hallowing in Jesus Christ, whereby all the things whereof our consciences - which do ‘make cowards of us all’ - are afraid, are rectified, and some of them swept out of existence. So I venture to say that any man who lives in the realisation of the truths which the gospel reveals, and in the use of the gifts which the gospel communicates, will {whatever his natural disposition of apprehensiveness} be stiffened into a fearless man; and be no longer a reed shaken with the wind, but a brazen pillar, and an iron wall, amidst all dangers and enemies. "The Bible Study New Testament". For God hath not given us the spirit of fear: fear in this place signifieth fearfuluess, or cowardice, or poorness of spirit, in opposition to that holy fortitude which becomes ministers; this, he saith, is none of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and proceedeth not from God. And the Master who spoke on earth so often, and in so many connections, His meek and sovereign encouragement, ‘Fear not!’ speaks it from the heavens to all that trust Him. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God. 2 Timothy 1:9. Divine power in us, not our own, is intended; see 2 Timothy 1:8; and so of love and sober-mindedness. 1 Corinthians 2:4), loving ( Galatians 5:22), and self-disciplined ( Galatians 5:23). And lastly, Jesus Christ makes self-governing men. The spirit of fear. Yes, and what is the use of saying that to men who cannot govern themselves, whose very disease is that they cannot; and who cry out often and often, sometimes before they have gone wrong and sometimes afterwards,’ Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?’ It is no use to tell a discrowned and deposed monarch to rule his kingdom. BibliographyPett, Peter. And lastly, the Spirit works in us “self-control”—selbst-beherrschung—that power which, in the man or woman living in and mixing with the world, and exposed to its varied temptations and pleasures, is able to regulate and to keep in a wise subjection, passions, desires, impulses. Tons more resources, better tools, NIV84 and easier navigation. The apostle says, God hath given the spirit of these things; they are not factitious; they are not assumed for times and circumstances; they are radical powers and tempers; each produced by its proper principle. We as believers need to be walking with the Lord in all our decisions. As Milton’s Satan tells us, to be ‘weak is to be miserable, doing or suffering.’ And it is generally failure, as witness the experience of thousands of men who have come into this city and been beaten in the race. I am the first and the last,’ from whom all changes originate, by whom all events are directed, unto whom all things tend. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". Thus taken, the idea of σωφρονισμός appropriately includes that of ἀγάπη, part of which is to be active in amending the unhappy circumstances of the church,—here all the more appropriately because the thought which is true of all Christians is specially applied here to Timothy.(9). [not all Christians but] you and me, Paul and Timothy, when we were set apart for His service by prayer and the imposition of hands. 2 Timothy 1 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is the culmination of Morgan's devotion to studying of the God's Word. Let all your deeds be done in charity.’ And cultivate no strength for yourselves, nor admire any in others, in which power is divorced from pity and tenderness. For—Reason for arousing his gift; that bestowed spirit is not the spirit of fear, with which the deserters from Paul and Christ are in these trying times dismayed. Presented under figures Test drive it and tell us about your experience. In itself the Holy Spirit might be called πνεῦμα σωφρονισμοῦ in the other sense, since the σωφρονίζειν is His characteristic, He practises it; but, as the preceding genitives denote effects, and not qualities, of the spirit, the genitive σωφρονισμοῦ would stand to πνεῦμα in a relation differing from that of the other genitives. For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. That is, it is the nature of the gospel to inspire the mind with holy courage; compare, however, Luke 24:49. ].— δειλίας) Eustathius says, δειλὸς ὁ δεδιὼς τὰς ἴλας, one that is afraid of troops of soldiers; comp. Chapter 1 A Godly Heritage. 2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Deilia is an old word (deilos, deidw) and always in a bad sense of cowardice, only here in N.T. My strength is made perfect in weakness.’ His love will kindle answering flames in us; and He who brought the raging maniac, whom no chains could bind, to sit quietly at His feet, will give us authority over the one city which we have to govern, and will make the flesh the servant of the emancipated and enfranchised spirit. Remember a sound mind will make sense - it will sound right to other believers as well as to ourselves. Neither explanation, however, can be justified by usage. "E.W. 2 Timothy 1:8. In addition you can use the Interlinear Bible and much more to … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/2-timothy-1.html. For the Spirit Whom God has given us is not a cowering, timid spirit, but is the Spirit of power, love and sound judgment. 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. American Tract Society. Fear; timidity and cowardice, manifested in shrinking from arduous and dangerous services. Used by Permission. 2 Timothy 1:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Timothy 1:7, NIV: "For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline." Does not make us timid. So our yielding softness may be converted into firmness which will resist every pressure if we receive into our hearts the grace which Christ gives. The question is, then, To whom is reference made in ἡμῖν? 2 Timothy 1:14 - Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you. John 14:27, and Revelation 21:8.) 2 Timothy 1:7, ESV: "for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." This fear within in too great a degree exaggerates the causes which are without. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/2-timothy-1.html. He seems to have been the best beloved of the circle which the magnetism of Paul’s character bound to him. But Paul, not a philosopher, and not in the least degree trying to set forth scientifically the relations or the limitations of the virtues that he speaks about, like a skilful painter, instinctively knows what tint will best bring up the one that is laid beside it, or like some jeweller with an eye to effect, understands how to dispose the stones in his bracelet, that the cool green of the emerald may be set off by, and set off, the flashing red of the ruby and the deep blue of the sapphire. So is there anything more empty and foolish than to say to a man whose relations with God are not right, whose command of the world is so. For ἀγάπη cp. The Spirit teaches this lesson; and he who learns it, is delivered from fear, and heartily embraces the testimony of his Lord. 1879-90. ", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. 1:7 Facing Your Fears Audio: David O. Dykes; Transcript: Michael Gossett. Test drive it and tell us about your experience. In whomsoever it exists, it operates like a new creation: it changes, to a very … 2 Timothy 1:7. The apostle enumerating the sort of labours and sufferings which his young disciple Timothy would have to endure. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sdn/2-timothy-1.html. The tendency of This, also, is to “cast out fear” 1 John 4:18, and to make the mind bold and constant. Contrasted with that of Phygelus and Hermogenes and Demas, 2 Timothy 1:15, 2 Timothy 4:9. And power ever tends to be tyrannous. 2 Timothy 1:7. πνεῦμα, spirit) That is, the spirit which God has given us is not the spirit of fear, but of power, etc. Verse 3. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-timothy-1.html. For God hath not given us the spirit of fear,.... A pusillanimous, cowardly spirit, so as to be afraid of men or devils, of what they will say or do; and so as to be discouraged in, sink under, or be deterred from the work of the Lord, the preaching of the Gospel, opposing the errors of false teachers, and reproving men for their sins, and doing other parts of the ministerial function; such a spirit is not from God, and such a fear brings a snare: but of power, and such is the Spirit of God, who is called "power from high"; Luke 24:49 by which the minds of Christ's servants are fortified against reproaches and persecutions for his sake, and are strengthened to resist Satan's temptations, to endure hardness as good soldiers of Christ, to quit themselves like men, in opposition to false teachers, and to do the will and work of God: and of love; to God, and Christ, and his church, and which is a fruit of the Holy Spirit; and such who have it seek not their own ease and credit, but the glory of God, the interest of Christ, and the good of souls; and having such a spirit, and fired with such love, they are not easily intimidated by the adversary; and of a sound mind: in the principles and doctrines of the Gospel; and which shows itself in a prudent conduct and behaviour; in sobriety, moderation, temperance, purity, and honesty; all which may be signified by the word here used: and these who have such dispositions and qualities from God, will not easily give way to the enemies of religion, or decline their duty for fear of them. Maybe that relates to the break room situation mentioned earlier in the study. But then Paul comes in and says, ‘God hath not given us the spirit of cowardice.’ No, because He has given us the only thing that can exorcise that demon. 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy. NIV 7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. . Of power (dunamewv). The Divine Equipment For Arduous Service In The Church . John 13:34-35 for one example. He has given us the good news of Himself, whereby His name becomes our dearest hope instead of our ghastliest doubt. We have the spirit of power: The term translated "power" is the word we gain dynamite from. in all godliness — “in all (possible … requisite) piety ” [Alford]. And of a sound mind - The Greek word denotes one of sober mind; a man of prudence and discretion. 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