Friday 10th December 2021First Timothy 4 v9-16

1 Timothy 4 v9-16

1 Timothy 4:9–16

The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance. 10 For to this end we toil and strive,1 because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.

11 Command and teach these things. 12 Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands on you. 15 Practice these things, immerse yourself in them,2 so that all may see your progress. 16 Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.

Footnotes

[1] 4:10 Some manuscripts and suffer reproach
[2] 4:15 Greek be in them

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