Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the a promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,
To Timothy, a b beloved son:
Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
In hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began.
1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, a true son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.
2 Timothy 2:1
You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
To Titus, a true son in our common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Savior.