1 Timothy 1:16; 1 Timothy 3:7; 1 Timothy 3:13; 1 Timothy 4:3; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Timothy 4:16; 1 Timothy 5:16-17; 1 Timothy 5:20; 1 Timothy 5:25; 1 Timothy 6:2-3; 1 Timothy 6:9; 1 Timothy 6:17
But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his unlimited patience as an example for those who would believe on him and receive eternal life.
He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil's trap.
Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.
They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.
Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.
If any woman who is a believer has widows in her family, she should help them and not let the church be burdened with them, so that the church can help those widows who are really in need.
The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.
Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.
Those who have believing masters are not to show less respect for them because they are brothers. Instead, they are to serve them even better, because those who benefit from their service are believers, and dear to them. These are the things you are to teach and urge on them.
If anyone teaches false doctrines and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching,
People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.