Category Archives: 1 Timothy

Do not rule over them ruthlessly but fear your God

Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.

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Parents tell their children about your faithfulness

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. … Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it … Continue reading

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I write to you fathers because you know him

For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just.

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Do you believe in the Son of Man?

“Who is he, sir?” the man asked. “Tell me so that I may believe in him.”

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Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain

If my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled, then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted. … If … Continue reading

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God will not forget the love you have shown him as you have helped his people

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. … Continue reading

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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There is no one righteous, not even one

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. … All of us have become like one who is unclean, and … Continue reading

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To another there is given through the Spirit distinguishing between spirits

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

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If your gift is to lead, do it diligently

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. … Here … Continue reading

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