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1 Timothy 4:7

Jan 2, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

But reject profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise yourself toward godliness. 1 Timothy 4:7

Paul had just exhorted Timothy to be “nourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine” which he had already carefully followed. In contrast to this, he now implores his young protege to “reject profane and old wives fables.” The word “profane” is used only by Paul in the pastorals, and once in Hebrews.Read the rest

1 Timothy 4:6

Jan 1, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Monday, 1 January 2018

If you instruct the brethren in these things, you will be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which you have carefully followed. 1 Timothy 4:6

The words “If you instruct the brethren in these things,” is referring to that which was just stated by Paul in verses 1-5, but specifically the details provided in verses 3-5.Read the rest

1 Timothy 4:5

Dec 31, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  2 Comments

Sunday, 31 December 2017

…for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer. 1 Timothy 4:5

Paul said in the previous verse that “every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving.” Any person who reads that without a presupposition would obviously conclude that there are no dietary restrictions of any kind levied upon the believer in Christ.Read the rest

1 Timothy 4:3

Dec 29, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Friday, 29 December 2017

…forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. 1 Timothy 4:3

Paul, understanding human nature, and having seen various sects of his own faith and of others, knew that control of the faithful comes through certain aberrant observances.Read the rest

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