Reasons for Paul’s Instructions

14 Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these instructions so that,
References for 1 Timothy 3:14
      15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
      References for 1 Timothy 3:15
      16 Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: He appeared in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit,awas seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.
      References for 1 Timothy 3:16
        • g 3:16 - Or "vindicated in spirit"