Archive for September, 2013

  • Paul’s Epitaph

    September 5, 2013
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    On a recent trip to Rome my traveling companions and I took time to visit the Mamertine prison, an ancient dungeon that is said to be the place Paul was held just before his execution.  If so, then that is also where he wrote the last of his epistles, his second letter to Timothy.  Knowing his death was imminent; Paul offered Timothy a poignant summary, a statement that could be Paul’s own epitaph.  “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” (2 Tim. 4:7)  Over the next couple of journal posts I’d [...]