Command and teach these things.112
Don't let anyone look down on you2 because you are young, but set an example3 for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith4 and in purity.
Until I come,5 devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture,6 to preaching and to teaching.
Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through a prophetic message7 when the body of elders8 laid their hands on you.915
Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.
Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save10 both yourself and your hearers.