1 Timothy 1:3-13 NIV

Warning Against False Teachers of the Law

3 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia,1 stay there in Ephesus2 so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines3 any longer

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4 nor to devote themselves to myths4 and endless genealogies.5 These promote controversies6 rather than God's work--which is by faith.

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5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart7 and a good conscience8 and a sincere faith.9

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6 Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk.
7 They want to be teachers10 of the law, but they do not know what they are talking about or what they so confidently affirm.11

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8 We know that the law is good12 if one uses it properly.

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9 We also know that lawa is made not for the righteous13 but for lawbreakers and rebels,14 the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,

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    • a 1:9 - Or "that the law"
      10 for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers--and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine15

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      11 that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.16

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      The Lord's Grace to Paul

      12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength,17 that he considered me faithful, appointing me to his service.18

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      13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor19 and a violent man, I was shown mercy20 because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.21

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