Chapter 13 – I and II Timothy


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the books of I and II Timothy.
  • Identify to whom the books were written.
  • State the purposes for I and II Timothy.
  • Write the Key Verses of the books of I and II Timothy from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principles for the books.



TO WHOM: Timothy
PURPOSE: Paul wrote this letter to a co-laborer named Timothy who was ministering as an interim pastor in the church at Ephesus. The book concerns some of the problems and needs
which existed in this church.
KEY VERSE: I Timothy 4:12
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: We should live a life exemplary of the ministry to which we have been called.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Paul, Timothy, Hymenaeus, Alexander



TO WHOM: Timothy
PURPOSE: Paul wrote this book from prison to challenge Timothy to assume responsibility
for the ministry which the apostle was handing over due to his forthcoming death. Paul knew he would soon be executed for his faith.
KEY VERSE: II Timothy 2:2
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: The divine pattern for multiplication of the Gospel message is “each one teach one to reach one.”
MAIN CHARACTERS: Paul, Timothy, Phygellus, Hermogenes, Onesiphorus, Hymenaeus, Philetus, Demas, Titus, Luke, Mark, Tychicus, Alexander, Prisca, Aquila, Erastus, Trophimus, Eubulus, Pudens, Linus, Claudia, Jannes, Jambres, Moses.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.