Paul, a an apostle of Christ Jesus b by the will of God according to c the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,
To Timothy, d my beloved child: e Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
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2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia:
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes.
In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
Therefore he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.
1 Corinthians 4:17
That is why I sent you Timothy, my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, to remind you of my ways in Christ, as I teach them everywhere in every church.
2 Timothy 2:1
You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
3 John 1:4
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.