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I Charge You - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned"(I Timothy 1:5). The Greek noun parangelia and its corresponding verb paranello appear six times in the book of I Timothy, translated as either "charge" or "commandment." Paul...
Faithful Sayings - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... world to save sinners; of whom I am chief" (I Timothy 1:15). The adjective "faithful" is usually applied either to God or to those godly men and women who remain true to their words and convictions. However, there are eight New...
The Faith of Our Mothers - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and I am persuaded that in thee also.” (2 Timothy 1:5) The “dearly beloved son” (v. 2) of the apostle Paul was a young disciple whose strong and sincere Christian faith was due, more than anything else, to the lives and...
The Goal Of Teaching - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - “Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned” (I Timothy 1:5). As Paul begins his instruction to his disciple Timothy, his “own son in the faith”...
Ready And Able - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - “That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works” (II Timothy 3:17). The word “perfect” in this verse is artios, and it is used only this one time in the Bible. Its basic meaning seems to...
Grandmother Lois - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and I am persuaded that in thee also" (II Timothy 1:5). The only grandmother mentioned as such in the Bible was a fine Christian lady named Lois. In fact this is the only time the word itself (Greek, mamme, actually pronounced...
Take Heed Therefore - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... after them. Therefore watch, and remember" (vv.29-31). Later, Paul sent Timothy to Ephesus, "that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine" (I Timothy 1:3). The Greek word used here means "a different...
I Timothy 5:8 - Article
Tom Manning - ... 5:3,4 7,8, and 16 are an exhortation to make a commitment to relieving the needs of a widowed family member (mother, grandmother, aunt, etc.) as a way of properly honoring her (them) and as an opportunity to repay the loved one for her...
Bringing Up Children - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - “And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). This verse, together with the parallel passage in Colossians 3:21, is probably the key New Testament...
A First-Century Hymn - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... abideth faithful: He cannot deny Himself" (II Timothy 2:11-13). It has been noted that our text for the day is in poetic language and form. It probably consists of an early hymn that Timothy and the other readers of this epistle knew. It...
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