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1 Timothy 1:1

1 Timothy 1:1

An apostle is one who is sent... and in almost all of his epistles, Paul is very clear about the legitimacy of his calling, identifying himself as an apostle of Jesus Christ. Paul was personally called and commissioned by the risen, ascended and glorified Lord Jesus, while journeying to Damascus.

Paul like the other apostles of Christ was divinely appointed by God.. and many like Paul were also commissioned to write certain read more...

1 Timothy 1:2

1 Timothy 1:2

This letter is written personally to Timothy, whom Paul addressed as "my true son in the faith". Timothy was not Paul's physical offspring, but was either led to faith in Christ Jesus by Paul personally, when he visited Lystra, or had been nurtured and discipled by the older apostle. Timothy was a man who knew the scriptures well, having been taught them, from infancy, by his grandmother Lois, and mother Eunice.. as well as accompanying Paul on some of his read more...

1 Timothy 1:4

1 Timothy 1:4

When Paul bid Timothy farewell and departed to Macedonia, he urged his beloved 'child-in-the-faith', to remain in Ephesus. He charged him to correct the various false teachings and strange doctrines, that were springing up and infiltrating the Church, because of their detrimental effect on the spiritual growth of believers.

This letter to Timothy was written to reinforce the instructions he had received earlier, and this read more...

1 Timothy 1:10

1 Timothy 1:10

As an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God, Paul set out the pure doctrine of Christianity in both his ‘church’ epistles, and the letters he sent personally to Timothy and Titus – who were his true ‘children in the faith’.

Doctrinal purity was of vital importance in those early days of Christendom and read more...

1 Timothy 1:15

1 Timothy 1:15

A faithful and trustworthy saying in the Word of God, is a faithful and trustworthy fact upon which our life can be built; a truth that will stand the test of time; a reality given to us by God Himself; a dependable doctrine and a certain creed upon which to rest. That: 'Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners,' is a faithful and trustworthy saying that is deserving of full acceptance, for it is the glorious gospel of God.

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1 Timothy 1:17

1 Timothy 1:17

What a beautiful and comforting description of our God and Father – He is the eternal, immortal, invisible King of the ages, the Ruler of time, the Sovereign of eternity, the Governor of the earth and Creator of the universe. He neither sleeps nor grows weary, upholding all with the might of His power. He is in full control of all that was and is and is to come – for He knows the end from the beginning and has scheduled every day of our lives.

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1 Timothy 1:19

1 Timothy 1:19

God is gracious and does not force His love on unbelievers. He gave His only begotten Son to die for them - and those who believe, (those who exercise faith) are not condemned. Those who do not believe (those who do not exercise faith) are condemned because of their unbelief. It is ONLY the Christian who is instructed to, cling to your faith in Christ, and keep your conscience clear. Those who have never trusted Christ as saviour are read more...