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1 Timothy 1:18

Nov 17, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Friday, 17 November 2017

This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you may wage the good warfare, 1 Timothy 1:18

There is as much debate about what “charge” Paul is committing to Timothy as there is about a glass being half full or half empty.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:17

Nov 16, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, to God who alone is wise, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen. 1 Timothy 1:17

After contemplating his calling and position in Christ which was so very undeserved, Paul breaks forth into a doxology, recognizing God’s great glory.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:16

Nov 15, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

However, for this reason I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show all longsuffering, as a pattern to those who are going to believe on Him for everlasting life. 1 Timothy 1:16

Paul, after having claimed that he was the chief of sinners, now proceeds to give a reason for his selection despite that unhappy claim to fame.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:15

Nov 14, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief. 1 Timothy 1:15

The words Paul opens with here are only found in the Pastoral Epistles, “This is a faithful saying.” Literally, the Greek states, “Faithful is the word.” He will use this same formula five times in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:14

Nov 13, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Monday, 13 November 2017

And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant, with faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 1:14

Paul has explained his “from” and “to” status. He went from a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an insolent man. He went to one who was placed into the ministry because he was counted faithful.Read the rest

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