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Questions tagged [timothy]

Early Christian evangelist; companion of Paul and recipient of two Pauline epistles

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How old was Timothy when he became a Christian?

Some people think he was a child or a teenager, others believe he was a young man when he converted to Christianity. Is there any Biblical evidence to support any of these assumptions?
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What gift of God did Timothy have?

Paul refers to the gift of spirit that Timothy had in both I and II Timothy. KJV 2 Timothy 1:6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the ...
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How would they know if Timothy was circumcised or not?

During Paul's second missionary journey, he meets Timothy and wants to take him along on the rest of his journey. The Bible makes a special point about Timothy being circumcised to avoid offending ...
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What is Timothy's role in the early church?

It's pretty obvious to me that Paul was mentoring Timothy in the new testament, but what was Timothy's role within the church? Was he an assistant to Paul, Paul's representative, or was he actually a ...