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Onesiphorus, the Profit Bringer

Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16-18

I. The context

    A. The importance of faithfulness (2 Timothy 1:8, 11-12, 15-17)
    B. We must be willing to follow God and fellowship His people, whatever the cost! (Romans 12:1-2; 2 Timothy 2:16, 20-21; Ephesians 2:10)

II. The ministry of Onesiphorus

    A. He “often refreshed” Paul (2 Timothy 1:16; 1 Corinthians 16:17-18; Philemon 7, 20)
    B. He “was not ashamed of my chain” (2 Timothy 1:16; Ephesians 4:1; 6:19-20; Matthew 5:10-12; Acts 4:18-20; 5:28-29)
    C. He “sought me out very zealously and found me” (2 Timothy 1:17; Acts 28:30-31; 2:42, 46; 5:42)
    D. He ministered in “many ways” (2 Timothy 1:18; Hebrews 6:10)