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Browsing "1 Timothy (Written)"

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

1 Timothy 1:13

Nov 12, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Sunday, 12 November 2017

…although I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an insolent man; but I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. 1 Timothy 1:13

Paul now contrasts his state in Christ to his life before Christ. He just said in verse 12, “He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry.” In contrasting words, he explains his life as a Pharisee, and as a strict adherent to the Law of Moses, saying words which place Christ Jesus as the object of his words.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:12

Nov 11, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Saturday, 11 November 2017

And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, 1 Timothy 1:12

Paul bursts into praise because of the words he just said in the previous verse – “…according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust.” He probably stopped for a moment and thought, “God counted me – even me – worthy of this honor.Read the rest

1 Timothy 1:11

Nov 10, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Timothy, 1 Timothy (Written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Friday, 10 November 2017

…according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust. 1 Timothy 1:11

Paul is summing up his thoughts of verses 3-10 now, but the words “according to” are more specifically directed to verses 8-10. He has been speaking of the law as being an instrument not intended for righteous people, but for those who are unrighteous.Read the rest

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