2 Timothy 4:9-13, 21 – THE TWILIGHT OF A CAREER

Paul was at the end of a long life of service.  He was in jail, and would soon be martyred. 

PAUL’S LONELY REPORT – Vss. 10, 12

Some associates had left Paul. Paul had dispatched at least for ministry. 

PAUL’S LOYAL FRIEND – Vs. 11a

Luke, the beloved physician was still with Paul 

PAUL’S LOVING FORGIVENESS – Vs. 11b 

Mark had deserted Paul on a missionary journey a long time before. Acts 13:13, 16:36-41

However, Paul had forgiven him, and Mark had proved himself faithful. 

PAUL’S LONGING FOR ENCOURAGEMENT – Vss. 9, 13, 21