2 Timothy 1:7 is a widely known and often quoted verse among believers.
This verse says:
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and self-control.”
However, even though it is widely known and quoted often, most believers do not know the meaning of this verse as it relates to the context.
By understanding its context, we can have a deeper understanding of the verse and a greater appreciation for it.
Let’s take a look at its context.
2 Timothy was written by Paul to Timothy.
Timothy was Paul’s missionary companion whom Paul poured his heart and mind into.