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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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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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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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REFLECTING ON PHILIPPIANS: A SHORT AUDIO REFLECTION

Philippians 1:12–30 The Advance of the Gospel [12] I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, [13] so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: THE SNAKE AND THE APOSTLE

Acts 28:1–16Paul on Malta[1] After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta. [2] The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: BREAKING BREAD ON A BREAKING SHIP

27] When the fourteenth night had come, as we were being driven across the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors suspected that they were nearing land. [28] So they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. A little farther on … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: WHO IS IN CHARGE HERE?

Acts 25:13–27 Paul Before Agrippa and Bernice [13] Now when some days had passed, Agrippa the king and Bernice arrived at Caesarea and greeted Festus. [14] And as they stayed there many days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, … Continue reading

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