Johann Gerhard on St. Timothy

January 22, 2020 Concordia Publishing House

During 1 and 2 Timothy’s introductions, we see a small snapshot of the fatherly affection that Paul has for Timothy. We watch as Paul takes Timothy on his journeys, teaching him in the faith and wishing for him to continue preaching the faith even after Paul has passed. On January 24, the Church celebrates St. Timothy’s life. Read an excerpt from Johann Gerhard’s Commentary on 1 and 2 Timothy that explains the introduction to Paul’s second letter and shows Paul and Timothy’s relationship: 

Previous Article
C. F. W. Walther’s Explanation of Predestination
C. F. W. Walther’s Explanation of Predestination

The idea of predestination can be difficult to understand. Are Christians truly saved simply by ...

Next Article
Smaller and Smaller Churches: Evaluating Our Retention
Smaller and Smaller Churches: Evaluating Our Retention

My hometown church is small. It always has been. I started attending my junior year of high scho...

Browse Books for Pastors

Learn More