Category Archives: Apostle Paul

Elders who do their work well should be respected. 1Timothy 5:17-25


With this post, I am finishing the fifth chapter of Paul’s letter to Timothy, with a few interjections and thoughts. 1 Timothy 5:17 NLT Elders who do their work well should be respected and paid well, especially those who work … Continue reading

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Give these instructions to the church. 1 Ti 5:7 through 16.


When we finished 1 Timothy 5:6 we were given these instructions. Ignore the fact that it seems to speak only to widows because it does not. But the widow who lives only for pleasure is spiritually dead even while she … Continue reading

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A quick overview about the rapture and things to come.


I felt like I needed to give you a quick overview and not bore you. So let’s jump in. I, and many others like me, will be gone soon. This event I speak of is called the rapture of the church. … Continue reading

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Keep these things before them. 1 Timothy 4:6-16


The NASB, and a few other translations, entitle this next section, A Good Servant of Jesus Christ. Understand that this letter is addressed to the young Timothy for the purpose of giving him instructions to be an outstanding pastor. Since … Continue reading

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Some will abandon the faith. 1 Timothy 4:1


Today we begin chapter four of 1 Timothy, but first, we need to understand what makes chapter four work. (Warning: If you were to print this out, it is eight pages long.) Chapter three ends by talking about a great … Continue reading

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So that you will know how to conduct yourselves. 1 Timothy 3:14-16


The Mystery of Godliness This is the caption that most translations use, but why, as it only seems to confuse most Christians. Is Godliness a mystery? Well, first, you have to answer the question, what is a mystery? Webster’s dictionary … Continue reading

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Anyone whose goal is to serve. 1 Timothy 3:1-7


We closed out chapter two with Paul saying, “I have been chosen as a preacher and apostle to teach the Gentiles this message about faith and truth. I’m not exaggerating—just telling the truth.”  While learning about faith and truth is … Continue reading

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God, who desires all men to be saved. 1Ti 2:1-15


How did we end 1 Timothy chapter one? With a bang, as Paul points us to two false teachers within the church. Here is what he said. “Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, so that they … Continue reading

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The Law is Good. 1 Timothy 1:1 – 11.


Paul, as we have come to recognize, opens with a greeting, however, according to J.Vernon McGee, this greeting is different. Here is an example of one of Paul’s typical greetings. Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but … Continue reading

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The Coming Antichrist and the Rapture of the church. Chapter 3, the last in this series. 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10.


Still looking at 2 Thessalonians 2:3. Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;  (KJV) “and … Continue reading

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