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1 Timothy 4:1

1 Timothy 4:1

Throughout the New Testament we are urgently warned of false teachers, deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons. Indeed, satanic attacks, on the people of God, are evident throughout the entire Word of God.

Hebrews 11 lists numerous people of faith, and the terrible way that many were treated in Old Testament times. And here in Paul's letter to Timothy, we are similarly warned.. by the Spirit of God, that in the last days, some read more...

1 Timothy 4:2

1 Timothy 4:2

In his first letter to Timothy, Paul reveals that the Holy Spirit expressly warned us that in latter times, there would be a flood of false teachers who would feed the flock of God with their satanically inspired doctrines. Paul warned that this impending danger would cause many to fall away from the Christian faith because they foolishly paid attention to these deceitful spirits and their doctrines of demons.

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1 Timothy 4:4

1 Timothy 4:4

The philosophies of the world are too often directly opposed to the truth of Scripture. The world says that man is good but the Bible tells us that the heart of man is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked.

The world blames God when bad things happen to good people, and accuse Him of being impotent and uncaring. They accuse God, when disasters strikes the individual, destroys the community or cripples a nation. But read more...

1 Timothy 4:6

1 Timothy 4:6

God has spoken to man through His Word, which was delivered to us through the holy apostles and prophets of both the old and new testaments. We do not have to visualise how to be saved or second-guess what God wants to teach us - nor do we have to try to imagine how God expects us to live, for it is clearly laid out for our learning in a logical and systematic way - within the Holy Scriptures.

The Word of God gives us clear read more...

1 Timothy 4:10

1 Timothy 4:10

Although Christ is the potential Saviour of all men, He is the actual Saviour of those who truly trust in Him alone, by grace through faith. Paul knew that sound doctrine is crucial, and emphasised the importance of preaching the Word in sprit and in truth. He knew that a good minister of the word would keep this as a priority in his life and ministry, but he also gave stark warning of an infestation of false teachers and doctrines of demons.. energised by read more...

1 Timothy 4:13

1 Timothy 4:13

Although he was sending written directives to the young pastor Timothy, on how to shepherd the flock of God that was under his care, we can all take to heart the wise instruction given here, on how to become a man or woman of God, so that we conduct ourselves in a manner that is honouring to the Lord and faithful to our position in Christ.

Throughout Paul's epistles we discover an emphasis on God's Word and a devotion to it: read more...

1 Timothy 4:15

1 Timothy 4:15

Wise word with regard to his pastoral duties were given by the apostle Paul to his spiritual son, Timothy – instructions, that if we were to take heed, would be a blessing to our Christian witness and our daily walk with the Lord.

Timothy was instructed by Paul to read, mark, learn and meditate upon the list of instructions that had filled this letter to his younger convert – to diligently think over and apply the truths read more...