Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God1 our Savior2 and of Christ Jesus our hope,3
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To Timothy4 my true son5 in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.6
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As I urged you when I went into Macedonia,7 stay there in Ephesus8 so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines9 any longer
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nor to devote themselves to myths10 and endless genealogies.11 These promote controversies12 rather than God's work--which is by faith.
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The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart13 and a good conscience14 and a sincere faith.15
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Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk.