1 Timothy 1:4; 1 Timothy 3:8; 1 Timothy 4:1; 1 Timothy 4:13
nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.