Most Popular Bible Verses in 1 Timothy
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For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.
A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.
Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.
But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.
for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.
If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines,
Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.
I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service,
For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion,
and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into the condemnation incurred by the devil.
wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.
This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,
If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,
according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called "knowledge"--
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Prescribe these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.
A widow is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,
but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.
Among these are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, so that they will be taught not to blaspheme.
I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.
having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.
storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.
These men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.
Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.
But refuse to put younger widows on the list, for when they feel sensual desires in disregard of Christ, they want to get married,
I am writing these things to you, hoping to come to you before long;
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,
At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.
It is a trustworthy statement deserving full acceptance.
For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.
which some have professed and thus gone astray from the faith Grace be with you.
for some have already turned aside to follow Satan.
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 Teach and preach these principles.
Prescribe and teach these things.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.
thus incurring condemnation, because they have set aside their previous pledge.
If any woman who is a believer has dependent widows, she must assist them and the church must not be burdened, so that it may assist those who are widows indeed.
he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,
Honor widows who are widows indeed;
Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.
the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
Now she who is a widow indeed and who has been left alone, has fixed her hope on God and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
The sins of some men are quite evident, going before them to judgment; for others, their sins follow after.
but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness.
Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed.
by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,
Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.
for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;
men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.
But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers
Do not neglect the spiritual gift within you, which was bestowed on you through prophetic utterance with the laying on of hands by the presbytery.
and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,
which He will bring about at the proper time--He who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,
For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,
Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.
But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following.
No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,
This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight,
But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
For the Scripture says, "YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE HE IS THRESHING," and "The laborer is worthy of his wages."
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis of two or three witnesses.
who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.
For it was Adam who was first created, and then Eve.
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression.