Category Archives: 1 Timothy

Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions!

If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result … Continue reading

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The rich are wise in their own eyes

Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful and have grown fat and sleek.Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek justice. They do not promote the case of … Continue reading

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Be pure and blameless

Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Urge the younger women … Continue reading

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Be faithful in prayer

I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing … And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on … Continue reading

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. … The Lord … blesses his people with peace. … Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. … … Continue reading

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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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