The Bible uses the phrase “the faith” in this way many places: Acts 6:7 and 14:22, Colossians 1:23, 1 Timothy 1:19, and Jude 1:3. d. Deceiving spirits : This refers to demonic spirits (angelic beings who have rebelled against God), who seek to deceive men and women and to entice them away from the truth. General Epistles Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. 1 Cor. 2:11; Titus 3:8), much like Jesus used "Amen, amen" or Paul used "I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers" in his earlier writings (cf. ▣ "prayer" This term (enteuxis) is only used twice in the NT, both times in 1 Timothy (cf. ▣ "but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity" Timothy was to show (present middle [deponent] imperative) his equipment for leadership by his lifestyle (cf. Timothy is to be an example of perseverance because the false teachers and their followers have obviously not persevered. Athletic training is a good example of strenuous, dedicated, priority effort for us to emulate as Christians in the spiritual realm which is so much more significant (cf. c. When the disciples panicked in the midst of the storm, Jesus rebuked them for their little faith. 2 Thess. SPECIAL TOPIC: THE DEMONIC (UNCLEAN SPIRITS), NASB"seared in their conscience"NKJV"having their own conscience seared with a branding iron"NRSV"consciences seared with a hot iron"TEV"consciences are dead, as if burnt with a hot iron"NJB"consciences are branded as though with a red-hot iron". The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, In earlier chapters of 1 Timothy it is used of God as the Redeemer, potentially, of all mankind (cf. 1:4; 4:7; 2 Tim.2:14-18,23; Titus 1:14; 3:9). This is the unpardonable sin of the Gospels and the sin unto death of 1 John 5. In His call to us to come to Him, He declared that He was meek and lowly in heart. It is the supreme love of a person's life. You have heard it said, "He has a gentle spirit." You must not relinquish this to a commentator. 7But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. 1 Timothy 4:11, NLT: "Teach these things and insist that everyone learn them." -------------------- 1 Timothy 4:11-12- “A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness. Wisdom Literature 4:10 "we labor and strive" These are both athletic metaphors. 4:13). 18:1-4; 20:20-28; 23:11). As a youth leader, you are ministering to the most critical age group in the church. The Whole Bible In Spirit. Believers are saints and ministers! 1. I think the latter. 4. 4:11-12). 12:7,11). Paul as the recipient of direct inspiration from the Spirit (cf. The NT often characterizes these later days or end-times much like the OT prophets who took a crisis of their day and projected it into an eschatological setting (cf. Salem Media Group. 1:10. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. If you suspect that one is beginning to be attracted to you, take special safeguards. PARAGRAPH DIVISIONS OF MODERN TRANSLATIONS, READING CYCLE THREE (from "A Guide to Good Bible Reading"), FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR'S INTENT AT THE PARAGRAPH LEVEL. He told the Philippians to let their lifestyle be as that which becometh the gospel of Christ. 9/10ths of the decisions to be a Christian are made in the teen years. The Old Testament Isa. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. NIV®. Compare your subject divisions with the five translations above. 2. "He has a grumpy spirit." 12 Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. 3:6; Heb. 2:16; 1 Tim. These claim to be "teachers of the Law" (cf. 1. What does verse 10 mean? 2:15, especially in light of false teaching (cf. Young people are looking for examples; someone that they can admire and pattern their lives after. 11 But as for you, j O man of God, k flee these things. You need to develop an inductive way to study the word. Gen. 1:3,6,7,14,20,24) and affirms the original goodness of all things (cf. Michael Magill, NT TransLine, p. 785). Exod. Notice the contrast in v. 11, where he gives strict orders to deal with problems in that fellowship. Their career, their mate, their choice to follow or reject Jesus Christ. Eph. 2 Tim. Acts 21:11), NASB, NRSV,TEV"later times"NKJV"latter times"NJB"last times". The Early church took the basic form of worship from the Synagogue (cf. These same warnings are found here (cf. Were they ever Christian? What does it tell me about God? 3:14; see SPECIAL TOPIC: NAMES FOR DEITY at 2 Tim. Express your intense love for her. Some of the Calvary Chapel pastors use slang in their preaching. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible 4:8 The physical body is part of our stewardship of life, but is not the priority. Being with young people will bring you into stressful situations. Pentateuch Pentateuch In 2 Tim. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. d. Faith and fear are mutually exclusive. 15:12; 2 Cor. Does this verse imply that Timothy had neglected his giftedness or that he should not neglect his giftedness? In many ways Paul's view of these heretics parallels the OT view of Canaanites' fertility worship. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Matt. 19:5-6; Num. ▣ "and teach these things" This is another present active imperative. The New Testament 1 Cor. Marriage is the norm; celibacy is a special call and gift (cf. 12Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe. Acts 6:6; 13:3; 2 Tim. Were there old women false teachers (cf. What is obvious is that all believers are gifted for ministry (cf. This is the true gnosis, not the demonic gnosis of the false teachers! 3:6-7, or older women, cf. There has always been a tendency among religious people to depreciate the material world, to think of celibacy as a more spiritual state and to view abstinence from both food and drink and asceticism in general as a superior spiritual condition (cf. It feels great, but many times it means more to them than you think. Spiritual giftedness is given by the Triune God (cf. Will everyone be saved in the end? This same form appears in Titus 1:15. This is a study guide commentary, which means that you are responsible for your own interpretation of the Bible. Major Prophets The phrase "old women" (graōdēs) is used only here in the NT. C. Verses 11-16 are a personal message from Paul to Timothy which continues through 6:2. Johannine Writings It is awfully hard to convince someone that they should trust in God in the time of crisis, if you do not trust in Him in the time of your personal crisis. The latter, from which we get the English word "agony" or "agonize," is also found also in Phil. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed