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Godliness in Form Only - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... but denying the power thereof: from such turn away." (2 Timothy 3:5) Those with a "form of godliness" are much more difficult to recognize than those who are openly wicked. Jesus gave His most harsh criticism to the...
The Sin Of Pride - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... . . . . heady, highminded [Greek, tupho]" (II Timothy 3:2,4). This type of pride is not mere conceit or boasting, though these are sinful enough. This is the sin which has led Satan and multitudes of men and women to believe they can reject...
The Powers That Be - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... required to: • Submit to the laws they enact (1 Peter 2:13). • Pay the taxes they require (Romans 13:6). • Honor their authority (1 Peter 2:17). • Pray for them by name (1 Timothy 2:1-3). • Fear them if we do evil...
Vessels of the House - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour." (2 Timothy 2:20) The "house" referenced here by Paul to young Timothy is the "house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the...
The Sure Foundation - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... the foundation of God standeth sure." (2 Timothy 2:19) The preceding verses of this section of 2 Timothy are replete with warnings about the damage that could be done through "babblings" and cancerous words. But God is...
Creeping in Unawares - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... and undermine the lifestyles of “silly women” (2 Timothy 3:6-7). The imagery implies the subtlety and cleverness of these “ungodly men,” but there is a horrible consequence of this replacement of God’s grace with...
1 Timothy 3:6: Not a novice - Study Note
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... Not a novice. See I Timothy 5:22. A bishop must be an “elder”—that is, a man older and more mature in Christian faith and...
2 Timothy 3:2: proud - Study Note
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... proud. Humanistic pride—whether of riches, intellect, physical strength, beauty, position or anything else—is the sin of the devil (I Timothy 3:6), eventually leading in effect to self-worship, as well as...
1 Timothy 5:22: Lay hands suddenly - Study Note
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... Lay hands suddenly. No man should be called to the pastorate or diaconate carelessly or quickly before he has proved himself worthy (I Timothy...
2 Timothy 3:6
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... of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers...
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