Category Archives: 1 Timothy

Hope deferred makes the heart sick

LORD our God … our hope is in you. … God our Savior and … Christ Jesus our hope. … Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God. … The LORD … Continue reading

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You will be secure, because there is hope

The law made nothing perfect, and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God. … We have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe. … Continue reading

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Become blameless and pure

I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds. … What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them?

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You are the light of the world

A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let … Continue reading

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You were called so that you may inherit a blessing

To those who have been called, who are loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. … In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him … Continue reading

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But you, pursue gentleness

Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. … A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the … Continue reading

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Never tire of doing what is good

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.

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May the Lord direct your hearts into Christ’s perseverance

And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive … flee from all this … encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. … But you,  … pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. 

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Peace to you

Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. … For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in (Jesus), and through (Jesus) to reconcile to himself all things … whether things on earth or things … Continue reading

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Live in peace with each other

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. … I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving … Continue reading

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