Timothy First Epistle to
Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
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 labours 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.” “It was probably written about A.D. 66 or 67. “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.
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