1 Timothy

1 Timothy

1 Timothy

1 Timothy 4:10       NIV

April 15, 2021 – Thursday 1 Timothy 4:10       NIV 10 That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe. Comment  Paul effectively asks the question Why do we labor and strive in this verse at the beginning. Then he provides the answer, because we have put our hope in the living God! Then he goes on to describe the living…
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1 Timothy 4:3       NIV

April 14, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Timothy 4:3       NIV 3 They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth. Comment  To have some clarity here about the They, let us look at the first two verses of this chapter, 1The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught…
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1 Timothy 3:16       NIV

April 13, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Timothy 3:16       NIV 16 Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great:    He appeared in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels,    was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory. 1 Timothy 3:16       NKJV 16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:     God was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the…
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1 Timothy 1:15-16       NIV

April 12, 2021 – Monday 1 Timothy 1:15-16       NIV 15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. 16 But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display His immense patience as an example for those who would believe in Him and receive eternal life. 1 Timothy 1:15-16       NKJV 15 This is a…
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1 Timothy 1:12-14

June 03, 2020 – Wednesday 1 Timothy 1:12-14   NIV 12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that He considered me trustworthy, appointing me to His service.  13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.  14 The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Comment Last night…
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1 Timothy 3:1-7

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * December 05, 2019 – Thursday 1 Timothy 3:1-7  NIV 1 Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task. 2 Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3 not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. 4 He must manage his own family well and see…
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1 Timothy 1:5

The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. 1 Timothy 1:5 NIV But the purpose of the authoritative command is love out of a pure heart and a clear conscience and faith without hypocrisy. *with the Jewish words translated 1 Timothy 1:5 OJB* What command is Paul writing about in his letter to Timothy in this verse? 3 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia,…