Tag: 1 Timothy 4

BDBD is 1 Timothy 4:8-16

  Paul encourages his young friend, fellow pastor, and brother in Christ to teach the truth and set an example for believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity (11, 12). Setting an example is not as easy as it appears.   Setting a good example does not include letting others control […]

BDBD is 1 Timothy 4:6-7

   Paul admonished Timothy to be a good minister of Christ Jesus. Being a good minister of Jesus consists of relaying and living truths of the faith and good teaching (7). Ministering and teaching is actively living and expressing Jesus domain over and in conscience.   Today is Thanksgiving in the USA. I want to think […]

BDBD is 1 Timothy 4:1-5

  Searing skin with a hot iron is done for several reasons. A wound is cauterized to stop bleeding. A captured soldier or prisoner is sometime marked by burning skin. Some who is mentally unstable have been known to mark their skin with heat. The way skin is cauterized is not meant here.   The effects […]