1 Timothy Background & Introduction

1 Timothy 6 chapters, 113 verses, and 2244 words (KJV). 1 of the 3 epistles written to local Church leaders. These are considered the “Pastoral Epistles”. They include 1 and 2 Timothy along with Titus.  This is the longest epistle to an individual person: Timothy.  Broad outline: Salutation (1:1-2) A charge (Task) to Timothy (1:3-20)Continue reading “1 Timothy Background & Introduction”

Ephesians 6:1-9 (KJV)

6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. Beginning chapter 6, Paul continues with very practical instruction according to the mystery of Christ.  HeContinue reading “Ephesians 6:1-9 (KJV)”

Deliver Me!

Protection.  What comes to mind when you hear the word? A shield? Armor perhaps? These are just a couple of cliches. For Christians, often we claim God as our fortress, shield, strength, high tower, and our deliverer (Psalm 18:2).  Paul regarded God as his deliverer in 2 Timothy 4:18.  Paul states, “And the Lord shallContinue reading “Deliver Me!”

Ephesians 4:17-24

4:17-19 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: Who being past feeling haveContinue reading “Ephesians 4:17-24”