Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,
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To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
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As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach false doctrines any longer
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or to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. Such things promote controversial speculations rather than advancing God’s work—which is by faith.
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The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
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Some have departed from these and have turned to meaningless talk.