Category Archives: 1 Timothy

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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Make your love increase and overflow for each other

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. … The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart … Continue reading

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Store up for yourselves treasures in heaven

All who make idols are nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless … The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin … For what is a man profited if he shall … Continue reading

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The joy of the Lord is your strength

The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace … Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always … The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, … Continue reading

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By faith he persevered because he saw him who is invisible

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. … Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.

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(Treat) older women as mothers … with absolute purity.

Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.

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You covet but you cannot get

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. … All of us also lived among them at … Continue reading

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