If the Bible gives provision, then man should not forbid it!
“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:” 1st Timothy 3:16a It is with great pause that I enter into the task before me. Describing the nature of Jesus Christ brings both joy and questions at the same time. The more we discover about Who Jesus truly is, the more comfort we have in … Continue reading The Mystery of Godliness
Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm. 1st Timothy 1:5-7 The command to … Continue reading The End of the Commandment
Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. 1st Timothy 1:16 In this verse, Paul tells us that there was a cause for the mercy he received. Was it something he … Continue reading The Cause of Mercy
Church should be more than a concert and a feel-good message with catchy phrases about grace.
Timothy has known Paul for years. So, why does Paul use his title as an Apostle at the start of this letter?