Category Archives: Muses and Meditations

Letters to Timothy: A matter of the Spirit

1 Timothy 4 Some Will Depart from the Faith [1] Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, [2] through the insincerity of … Continue reading

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REFLECTION 1 TIMOTHY: THE HOUSEHOLD AND CHURCH

1 Timothy 3 Qualifications for Overseers [1] The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. [2] Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, … Continue reading

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THE LETTERS TO TIMOTHY: WOMEN IN CHURCH

1 Timothy 1:18–20 [18] This charge I entrust to you, Timothy, my child, in accordance with the prophecies previously made about you, that by them you may wage the good warfare, [19] holding faith and a good conscience. By rejecting … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON PAUL TO TIMOTHY:PURITY OF THE MESSAGE

1 Timothy 1:1–17 Greeting [1] Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, [2] To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON LUKE: JESUS AT THE TABLE

Luke 14:1–14 Healing of a Man on the Sabbath [1] One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully. [2] And behold, there was a man before him … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON PHILIPPIANS: THANKFULNESS IS THE KEY TO LIFE

Philippians 4:2–23Exhortation, Encouragement, and Prayer[2] I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. [3] Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON PHILIPPIANS: THE SURPASSING KNOWLEDGE

Philippians 3Righteousness Through Faith in Christ[1] Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.[2] Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, … Continue reading

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REFELCTIONS ON PHILIPPIANS: HOLDING FAST

Philippians 2:14–30 [14] Do all things without grumbling or disputing, [15] that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the … Continue reading

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LETTER TO THE PHILIPPIANS: AN AUDIO REFLECTION

Philippians 2:1–13 Christ’s Example of Humility [1] So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, [2] complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL SINGING

The hardest aspect, for me, about worship in church at the moment is not being able to sing! Singing is an essential and life giving part of worship. St Augustine must have loved a good sing! It was he who … Continue reading

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