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1 Timothy 2:1

1 Timothy 2:1

In this section of his letter to Timothy, Paul gives vital instruction concerning the normal Christians life and maturing in the faith. His teaching touches on the role of men and women, the qualifications necessary for elders and deacons, and the desired conduct of people within the church.. but first of all, Paul touches on the important issue of prayer.

We saw in the gospels the necessity of prayer in the life of the Lord read more...

1 Timothy 2:2

1 Timothy 2:2

Prayer is a precious privilege, that all who are born from above, have received from almighty God. We have been given access to the Lord's heavenly throne-room.. for mercy to find help in time of need.

Prayer can be powerful - but prayer is simply the means we have been given, to approach our heavenly Father, in faith.. for God alone is the power behind our prayer. It is not the flowery language we use that is important to the read more...

1 Timothy 2:4

1 Timothy 2:4

After his customary introduction to Timothy and his charge to identify and deal with distorted doctrine and silence false teachers, Paul continued his letter to this trusted, young pastor, with important instructions concerning Christian conduct and Church life.

The first few verses in chapter 2 deals with the power and effectiveness of read more...

1 Timothy 2:5

1 Timothy 2:5

“There is one God”, is the plain statement at the beginning of Genesis and the heavens and earth declare His glory and to Him all prayer and praise for all men should be offered. But none can approach that awesome heavenly throne for God is pure and righteousness, while man is intrinsically evil and permanently estranged from His presence, for all have sinned and fallen short of His glory - all are condemned to eternal separation. BUT praise be to read more...

1 Timothy 2:5

1 Timothy 2:5

We live in a pluralistic, pagan society, where all roads lead to God! All truth has become relative and every tree is seen as a god to be hugged! We live in a world that has turned its back on the One, True Creator – a world that is embracing any foolish philosophy of man that takes their fancy.

We have become a race that has twisted every truth in the Word of God and formed a myriad of false deities, after which fallen men are lusting. But there is read more...

1 Timothy 2:8

1 Timothy 2:8

We are called to pray without ceasing but we are also called to pray in every place. No matter where we are, what situation we are in, who we are with, what time it is - the Lord desires that we are in an attitude of prayer. It is so beneficial to shut ourselves away in our prayer closet for intimate communion and deep fellowship with the Lord, but it is equally profitable to be in constant touch with the Lord in every place in we find ourselves, no matter what read more...

1 Timothy 2:9

1 Timothy 2:9

Christian conduct in the church is a frequent topic in the epistles of Paul. Here in the second chapter of 1st Timothy, we receive instruction on inner purity, and outer adornments.

Paul opens the chapter with instructions on prayer and supplications, for all people - including kings, and those in authority. When men and women maintain a close relationship with their heavenly Father, through intercession and prayer for others, it read more...

1 Timothy 2:11

1 Timothy 2:11

There is much in the Bible that gives clear teachings on the different roles of men and women, in the Church.. and we should pay heed to what the Bible says on certain issues, even if it is not something that we want to hear! And this verse in 1 Timothy, which says that a woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness, is one such controversial verse!

Many choose to ignore parts of the Bible that they do not read more...

1 Timothy 2:12

1 Timothy 2:12

"Let everything be done decently and in order" is a fundamental principle, which was implemented by God, when He created the world and made everything after its own kind. The same maxim is clearly displayed in the call of Abraham; the giving of the Law; the responsibilities of the Aaronic priesthood; the design of the sacrificial Feasts; the construction of the Tabernacle in the wilderness and the building of Solomon's read more...