Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these instructions so that,
if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God's household, which is the church1 of the living God,2 the pillar and foundation of the truth.
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Beyond all question, the mystery3 of godliness4 is great: He appeared in a body,5 was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations,6 was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.7
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