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The desertion of Demas (2 Timothy 4:10)

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 Demas is mentioned 3 times in the Bible (Colossians 4:14; 2 Timothy 4:10 and Philemon 1:24). I sometimes wonder why Demas had forsaken Paul? I know he loved this present world, but was it because of fear of being martyred with Paul or did he want to continue to live a Christian life with less adversity? It seems he was a believer. Mark abandoned Paul (Acts 13:13) which annoyed Paul (Acts 15:36-41), but Paul would later speak of the usefulness of Mark (2 Timothy 4:11).

 

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