Monthly Archives: November 2015

Godliness with Contentment 1 Timothy 6:6

Paul the apostle wrote to Timothy concerning those who would “consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness”. He shared with Timothy the characteristics of those … Continue reading

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More Attributes of False Teachers 1 Timothy 6:5

Paul the apostle knew of men who taught ideas other than “wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ”. He knew they did not teach “the doctrine which is according to godliness”, and he desired for Timothy to … Continue reading

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Proud, Knowing Nothing, Questions and Strife 1 Timothy 6:4

Paul the apostle gave Timothy some final instructions concerning those who “teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ”, and in chapter six and verse four of his letter to Timothy, Paul … Continue reading

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Teaching Other than the Words of Jesus 1 Timothy 6:3

Paul the apostle told Timothy that he was to “teach and exhort” the manner in which “servants” should serve their “masters” particularly if the “master” believed in Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord. This would bring a good witness … Continue reading

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Believing Masters 1 Timothy 6:2

As Paul the apostle continued to instruct Timothy concerning people and relationships within the church, he began his last chapter with “servants” and “masters”. We may be more able to relate using the terms “employees” and “employers” so we understand … Continue reading

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Counting Masters Worthy of All Honor 1 Timothy 6:1

Paul the apostle has written instructions to Timothy his “son in the faith” concerning false teachers, his personal call and conversion, troublemakers, prayers and intercessions for leaders, women, bishops, deacons, latter times, heresies, personal devotion and gifts, widows and elders, … Continue reading

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Manifested Good Works 1 Timothy 5:25

After sharing concern for Timothy’s physical well-being and writing about how “some men’s sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after”, Paul the apostle turned his attention toward those who do “good works”. We … Continue reading

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Some Sins Before and Some After 1 Timothy 5:24

After telling Timothy to “take a little wine for your stomach’s sake and often infirmities”, Paul the apostle directed his attention once again to the “sins” of men. In chapter five and verse twenty-four of his letter, Paul described how … Continue reading

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Use a Little Wine for Your Stomach’s Sake 1 Timothy 5:23

After several instructions concerning widows and elders, Paul the apostle turned his attention toward Timothy himself. In chapter five and verse twenty-three of his letter to Timothy, Paul told him how to care for his “stomach” and his “often infirmities” … Continue reading

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Lay Hands Suddenly on No Man 1 Timothy 5:22

Paul the apostle continued to give instructions to Timothy concerning “elders” within the church in Ephesus. He told him the “elder” was “worthy of double honor”, “of his reward”, was not to be accused unless there were “two or three … Continue reading

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