Monthly Archives: August 2015

Unknowing Teachers 1 Timothy 1:7

False teachers known as Judaizers had infiltrated the church located in Ephesus. Paul the apostle commissioned his young protege’ “Timothy” to oversee the church located there and to “charge some that they teach no other doctrine”. The Judaizers were promoting … Continue reading

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Vain Jangling 1 Timothy 1:6

Paul the apostle instructed Timothy to serve as an overseer in the church located in Ephesus. Timothy was to “charge some that they teach no other doctrine”, “neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies”. Judaizers who were false teachers … Continue reading

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Charity, Good Conscience and Faith Unfeigned 1 Timothy 1:5

As Paul the apostle continued to instruct young Timothy, his “son in the faith”, he gave him the commission to “charge some that they teach no other doctrine” and “neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies”. Doing so would … Continue reading

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Fables and Endless Genealogies 1 Timothy 1:4

As Paul the apostle shared with Timothy his “son in the faith”, he reminded him of his commission to oversee the church in Ephesus where he “might charge some that they teach no other doctrine”. False teachers crept into the … Continue reading

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Teach No Other Doctrine 1 Timothy 1:3

Paul the apostle began his letter to Timothy his “son in the faith” with an introduction of his title – “apostle”, his declaration – “and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope” and his blessing – “grace, mercy, and peace, … Continue reading

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Timothy – 1 Timothy 1:2

Our study through the book of First Timothy began with an introduction to Paul the apostle or “called out and anointed one” “of Jesus Christ”. Paul knew he was an “apostle” by the Lord Jesus Christ’s command, and he declared … Continue reading

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Paul’s Introduction 1 Timothy 1:1

As we embark upon a study of another book in the Bible, let us turn our attention to the book named “First Timothy”. “First Timothy” is one of two books within the Bible which bear the name of a young … Continue reading

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You Will Perform the Truth Promised Micah 7:20

Micah the prophet wrote his words during a difficult time in Jerusalem and Samaria. Like the ten tribes of Israel who were conquered by the Assyrians because of their rebellion against the LORD, Judah and Benjamin their sister tribes were … Continue reading

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All Their Sins Into the Depths Micah 7:19

After declaring how the nations surrounding Israel would be dumbfounded and confused because of the “marvelous things” the LORD would do for them, Micah the prophet asked, “Who is a God like unto you, that pardons iniquity, and passes by … Continue reading

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Who is a God Like You Micah 7:18

As Micah the prophet began to finish his prophesy concerning Jerusalem and Samaria, he wrote of the restoration of a remnant of people within Israel. The LORD was going to bless them and do so many “marvelous things” for them … Continue reading

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