1 Timothy 1:16; 1 Timothy 3:7; 1 Timothy 3:13; 1 Timothy 4:3; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Timothy 4:16; 1 Timothy 5:16-17; 1 Timothy 5:20; 1 Timothy 5:25; 1 Timothy 6:2-3; 1 Timothy 6:9; 1 Timothy 6:17
Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.
men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
If any woman who is a believer has dependent widows, she must assist them and the church must not be burdened, so that it may assist those who are widows indeed.
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed.
Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who partake of the benefit are believers and beloved. Teach and preach these principles.
If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.