From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and Christ Jesus our confidence.
To Timothy, a genuine child in faith. Good will, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord are yours!
When I was going to the province of Macedonia, I encouraged you to stay in the city of Ephesus. That way you could order certain people to stop teaching false doctrine
and occupying themselves with myths and endless genealogies. These myths and genealogies raise a lot of questions rather than promoting God's plan, which centers in faith.
My goal in giving you this order is for love to flow from a pure heart, from a clear conscience, and from a sincere faith.
Some people have left these qualities behind and have turned to useless discussions.