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1 Timothy 3:14-16 -A Hymn

He was revealed in the flesh, and justified in the spirit, He appeared to the angels, and was announced to the nations, He was believed in the world, and elevated into glory.
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1 Timothy 3:1-13 – Character of Church Leadership

This Tuesday we are reading through 1 Timothy 3. This chapter concerns the qualifications of “bishops” and “deacons.” The word “bishop” (Greek: episkopos) simply means “overseer.” During Paul’s time, a bishop was the overseer of a congregation. In the Scriptures, this term is generally used interchangeably with the word “elder” (Greek: presbuteros from where we …
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1 Timothy 2:4-7 – A Ransom for All (follow-up)

Jesus Christ “has redeemed me, a lost and condemned creature, purchased and delivered me from all sins, from death, and from the power of the devil, not with gold or silver, but with His holy, precious blood and with His innocent suffering and death.” – Martin Luther
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1 Timothy 2:1-7 – Prayers for our Leaders

When we pray for the President, we pray for his well-being for he too is a child of God and we pray for his leadership that will seek the common good. When we pray for our President we are praying for our nation, our society, and ourselves.
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1 Timothy 1:12-20 – Comfortable Words

The essence of the Christian life is that we stand together in this confession that “I am the chief sinner.” It is only in my recognition that I should be leading the goats into everlasting perdition that I can “humbly count others better than myself” and model Christ (Phil. 2:3).
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