2 Timothy 1:1-2 – GREETINGS! 

As the Apostle Paul begins this Pastoral Epistle, he greets his protégé` Timothy. 

THE PERSON – Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God,    

THE PROMISE – according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, 

THE PARTNER – To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: 

THE PRONOUNCEMENT – Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.