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  1 Timothy
Edgar Goodspeed: The Epistles to Timothy and Titus
1 Timothy is one of the three epistles known collectively as the pastorals (1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus).
The actual task of Timothy and Titus consists rather in preserving the correct teaching which they received from Paul and passing it on to their pupils (I Tim 1:11; 6:20; II Tim 1:14; 2:2).
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 Grace Fellowship - 1 Timothy
Timothy, an inexperienced pastor, was left in charge of the important church at Ephesus.
Paul, his spiritual father, writes to encourage and to instruct him in relation to such practical subjects as public worship, qualifications for church officials, and confrontation of false teaching in the church.
1 Timothy was written from Macedonia (probably Philippi) about A.D. 63, during the interval between Paul's first and second Roman imprisonments.
www.gracefellowship.com /biblical/1timothy.htm   (209 words)

 World Wide Study Bible: 1 Timothy | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Epistles to Timothy and Titus — Catholic Encyclopedia
Introduction to First Timothy — The People's New Testament by B. Johnson (1891)
Timothy and Titus — Bible - Encarta Concise Encyclopedia
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 USCCB - NAB - 1 Timothy 6
1 Tim 6:6 is rather obscure and is interpreted, and therefore translated, variously.
[11-16] Timothy's position demands total dedication to God and faultless witness to Christ (1 Tim 6:11-14) operating from an awareness, through faith, of the coming revelation in Jesus of the invisible God (1 Tim 6:15-16).
Thus would be explained the emphasis upon Christ's being the one mediator (as in 1 Tim 2:5).
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 1 Timothy - NRSV
(1 Timothy 2) First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity.
(1 Timothy 4) Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will renounce the faith by paying attention to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, 2 through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared with a hot iron.
(1 Timothy 6) Let all who are under the yoke of slavery regard their masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be blasphemed.
www.devotions.net /bible/54-1timothy.htm   (2029 words)

 1 Timothy 6:2 Those who have believers as their masters must not be
1 Timothy 6:2 WEY: And those who have believing masters should not be wanting in respect towards them because they are their brethren, but should serve them all the more willingly because those who profit by the faithful service rendered are believers and are friends.
1 Timothy 6:2 YLT: and those having believing masters, let them not slight 'them', because they are brethren, but rather let them serve, because they are stedfast and beloved, who of the benefit are partaking.
1 Timothy 6:2 NASB: Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who partake of the benefit are believers and beloved.
www.bible.cc /1_timothy/6-2.htm   (541 words)

 Book of 1 Timothy - Bible Survey
Paul wrote to Timothy to encourage him in his responsibility for overseeing the work of the Ephesian church and possibly the other churches in the province of Asia (1 Timothy 1:3).
In essence, 1 Timothy is a leadership manual for church organization and administration.
Paul was more than just a mentor and leader to Timothy, he was like a father to him and Timothy was like a son to Paul (1 Timothy 1:2).
www.gotquestions.org /Book-of-1-Timothy.html   (660 words)

 1 & 2 Timothy Commentary and Study Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paul viewed Timothy as a son and this letter is written in the voice of a father giving advice that springs from his heart about the well being of his son and his son's work.
When Paul tells Timothy to flee economic temptation, and calls him "man of God", I was reminded of how an angel called the young Gideon a "mighty warrior" to convince him that the LORD had chosen to work through him.
Timothy knew he and Paul together were in the presence of God and Jesus Christ who will judge the living and the dead.
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 USCCB - NAB - 1 Timothy 4
[6-10] Timothy is urged to be faithful, both in his teaching and in his own life, as he looks only to God for salvation.
Timothy had joined Paul as a missionary already in A.D. 49, some fifteen years before the earliest supposed date of composition.
Of the presbyterate: this would mean that each member of the college of presbyters imposed hands and appears to contradict 2 Tim 1:6, in which Paul says that he imposed hands on Timothy.
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 Anti-homosexual 'clobber passages:' 1 Timothy 1:9-10
If the term is going to be interpreted as referring to homosexuals, this seems to be the best translation, because it limits itself to homosexual males who are sexually active.
Liberals: The book of 1 Timothy was one of the series of "Pastoral Letters" written by an unknown author perhaps half a century or more after Paul's death, and falsely attributed to Paul.
Conservatives generally believe that 1 Timothy was written by Paul.
www.religioustolerance.org /hom_bibc7.htm   (850 words)

 1 Timothy 1:5 But the goal of our instruction is love from a
1 Timothy 1:5 WEY: But the end sought to be secured by exhortation is the love which springs from a pure heart, a clear conscience and a sincere faith.
1 Timothy 1:5 NASB: But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
1 Timothy 1:5 GWT: My goal in giving you this order is for love to flow from a pure heart, from a clear conscience, and from a sincere faith.
www.bible.cc /1_timothy/1-5.htm   (382 words)

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The Pastoral Letters, I and II Timothy and Titus, are now generally accepted by biblical scholarship as having been composed by a disciple of Paul who wrote in the apostle's name to indicate that he stood in the same tradition.
There is no doubt about the fact that the author of 1 Timothy had imposed a prohibition on women that forbade them to teach or to have authority in his Christian assembly.
Since according to 1 Timothy 2,14 the emphasis is on the fact that Adam was not the one who was deceived, it reveals the context in which the letter was written.
www.womenpriests.org /scriptur/timothy.asp   (1345 words)

 Matthew Henry Commentary - 1 Timothy - Preface
Timothy and Titus were evangelists, an inferior order to the apostles, as appears by Eph.
Timothy was first converted by Paul, and therefore he calls him his own son in the faith: we read of his conversion, Acts 16:3.
The scope of these two epistles is to direct Timothy how to discharge his duty as an evangelist at Ephesus, where he now was, and where Paul ordered him for some time to reside, to perfect the good work which he had begun there.
www.apostolic-churches.net /bible/mhc/preface/1_timothy.html   (205 words)

 1 Timothy 1 - Fighting for the Faith
It seems that 1 Timothy was written by Paul to Timothy sometime after his release from Roman imprisonment as described at the end of Acts, and written from Macedonia (1 Timothy 1:3).
Timothy was a resident of Lystra, a city in the province of Galatia (Acts 16:1-3).
Timothy had a job in front of him, and it was going to be a battle.
www.enduringword.com /commentaries/5401.htm   (4571 words)

 1 Timothy: Pastor's Primer
While Second Timothy represents the last word we have from the pen of the Apostle Paul, First Timothy was written a few years earlier, probably immediately after the apostle had been imprisoned in Rome for the first time.
And it was the concern of the apostle as he wrote to young Timothy that he would know how to conduct himself in the ministry and the relationships of the body of Christ, the church of the living God.
It was Timothy's task to minister to the church that was opposing the blind idolatry, and pagan superstition of this darkened, heathen city -- a formidable task.
www.raystedman.org /adventure/0255.html   (3152 words)

 Bible Query from 1 Timothy
1 Timothy 3:1 does not say unqualified men should desire to be overseers, but that if a man desires to be an overseer, he desires a worthy goal.
In 1 Timothy 3:16, Paul emphasized that Jesus did not just appear to come, as a Ghost, but was actually here in flesh and blood, despite the errors that heretical Gnostics and Docetists taught.
God did not heal Timothy of having frequent stomach illnesses (1 Timothy 5:23), Epaphroditus almost died in Philippians 2:26-27, Paul was ill while preaching in Galatians 4:14, and the great Elishah died of an illness in 2 Kings 13:14.
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 Books of the Bible: 1 Timothy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1 Timothy is one of the Pauline Epistles that is closely associated with 2 Timothy and Titus.
The first chapter recalls that Paul was the foremost of sinners for persecuting the church, but affirms that Christ came to save sinners.
The letter concludes by calling upon Timothy to "fight the good fight of faith" considering the example of Jesus who remained firm even in the presence of Pilate.
demo.lutherproductions.com /bibletutor/level1/program/start/books/newtest/pauline/timothy1.htm   (156 words)

 Vincent's NT Word Studies - 1Timothy 1
The subjective characteristic of Christians is eujsebeia or qeosebeia godliness or piety 1 Timothy ii.
6, 11); and the teaching and knowledge of the truth are represented as kat' eujsebeian according to godliness 1 Timothy vi.
That the ethical character of faith is emphasized, appears from the numerous expressions regarding the false teachers, as 1 Tim.
www.godrules.net /library/vincent/vincent1tim1.htm   (2483 words)

 USCCB - NAB - 1 Timothy 3
[1] This saying is trustworthy: the saying introduced is so unlike others after this phrase that some later Western manuscripts read, "This saying is popular." It is understood by some interpreters as concluding the preceding section (1 Tim 2:8-15).
Deacons must have shown stability in marriage and have a good record with their families (1 Tim 3:12), for such experience prepares them well for the exercise of their ministry on behalf of the community (1 Tim 3:13).
Moreover, they are also introduced by the word "similarly," as in 1 Tim 3:8; this parallel suggests that they too exercised ecclesiastical functions.
www.nccbuscc.org /nab/bible/1timothy/1timothy3.htm   (909 words)

 Marks of the Faithful Preacher--Part 1  - John MacArthur
Studying this letter from the apostle Paul to Timothy, his young son in the faith, is like treading on sacred ground, for it's the last words ever penned by Paul in Scripture.
In 1 Timothy 5:21 he says, "I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles.
Timothy needed to understand the seriousness of his commission because he was going to receive much pressure to compromise his ministry.
www.biblebb.com /files/MAC/sg55-20.htm   (3575 words)

 1 & 2 Timothy Outlines
Timothy was to rebuke those persons who sin before all so that other people may not commit the act of sin.
Timothy was to keep his infirmities under control.
Timothy needed to keep his works exposed before all men so that they could understand his good works.
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 Introduction to 1 Timothy: Pastor and His people   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Timothy was a young man who joined Paul on his second missionary journey when he was in the city of Lystra in Galatia (Acts 16:1-4).
First and Second Timothy and Titus are called the "Pastoral Epistles." They were given this designation in the eighteenth century because they give advice on matters of church organization and pastoral responsibilities.
He wishes to help Timothy meet the problems of doctrine (against the Gnostics), discipline, and church training which are increasingly urgent.
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 NET BibleĀ® - 1 Timothy 4 Notes
The situation in Ephesus requires him to be a good servant of Christ, and he will do that by sound teaching and by living an exemplary life himself.
See parallels in 1 Tim 1:4; 2 Tim 4:4; and Titus 1:14.
See 1 Tim 1:15; 3:1; 2 Tim 2:11; Titus 3:8 for other occurrences of this phrase.
www.bible.org /netbible/1ti4_notes.htm   (397 words)

 1 Timothy - Books of the Bibles Outline Charts - Bible Study Charts.com
When Paul decided to move on to Macedonia, he asked Timothy to stay in Ephesus to minister.
1 Timothy was dated at about A.D. 64 or 65, written from somewhere in Macedonia.
1 Timothy (and Titus) might have been written at any time after Paul was released, depending on when he went
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 24. 1 Timothy 5:17: Worthy of Double Honor
We must remember that the context in Timothy relates to discipline, while the context of First Corinthians 9 relates to being worthy of the honor of receiving some sustenance (which he refused).
Since Timothy accompanied Paul from a very young age, it is very likely that Paul became a surrogate father to Timothy and taught him the highly-important trade of tent-making.
Since Timothy was among "them that were with me" in Acts 20:31-35, he witnessed firsthand how Paul worked night and day for three years at tent-making while not asking the church at Ephesus for money or food.
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 Timothy, First Epistle to (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Paul in this epistle speaks of himself as having left Ephesus for Macedonia (1:3), and hence not Laodicea, as mentioned in the subscription; but probably Philippi, or some other city in that region, was the place where this epistle was written.
During the interval between his first and second imprisonments he probably visited the scenes of his former labors in Greece and Asia, and then found his way into Macedonia, whence he wrote this letter to Timothy, whom he had left behind in Ephesus.
The epistle consists mainly, (1) of counsels to Timothy regarding the worship and organization of the Church, and the responsibilities resting on its several members; and (2) of exhortation to faithfulness in maintaining the truth amid surrounding errors.
christiananswers.net /dictionary/timothy1stepistle.html   (139 words)

 1 TIMOTHY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1 TIMOTHY : This book is a letter from Paul to Timothy, advising him in his ministry:
For there is one God and one Mediator (i.e., the One in between that brings things together) between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all men...
Paul defines the way Christian men and women should present themselves and the requirements for "an overseer" (bishop; pastor) and deacons (1 Timothy 2,3), also indicating the church's need to take care of widows.
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 1 Timothy, Chapter 1 (King James Bible) - Christian Answers® WebBible™
1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;
2 Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.
18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;
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 2 Timothy 1 - King James Bible
Chapters: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,
2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
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