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Our materials for the biography of this companion of St. Paul must be drawn entirely from the notices of him in the Second Epistle to the Corinthians, the Galatians, and to Titus himself, combined with the Second Epistle to Timothy. He is not mentioned in the Acts at all. Taking the passages in the epistles […]

There are no specialties in this epistle which require any very elaborate treatment distinct from the other Pastoral Letters of St. Paul. It was written about the same time and under similar circumstances with the other two i.e., from Ephesus, in the autumn of 67 in the interval between Paul’s two Roman imprisonments.

-(A faithful Greek companion of Paul) -Paul’ s love for 2Co 2:13; 7:6,7,13,14; 8:23; Tit 1:4 -With Paul in Macedonia (see postscript to 2Co) 2Co 7:5,6 -Affection of, for the Corinthians 2Co 7:15 -Sent to Corinth 2Co 8:6,16-22; 12:17,18 -Character of 2Co 12:18 -Accompanies Paul to Jerusalem Ga 2:1-3 -Compare Ac 15:1-29 -Left by Paul […]

Honourable, was with Paul and Barnabas at Antioch, and accompanied them to the council at Jerusalem (Gal. 2:1-3; Acts 15:2), although his name nowhere occurs in the Acts of the Apostles. He appears to have been a Gentile, and to have been chiefly engaged in ministering to Gentiles; for Paul sternly refused to have him […]

Was probably written about the same time as the first epistle to Timothy, with which it has many affinities. “Both letters were addressed to persons left by the writer to preside in their respective churches during his absence. Both letters are principally occupied in describing the qualifications to be sought for in those whom they […]