1 Timothy 1:4-7 NIV

4 nor to devote themselves to myths1 and endless genealogies.2 These promote controversies3 rather than God's work--which is by faith.

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5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart4 and a good conscience5 and a sincere faith.6

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6 Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk.
7 They want to be teachers7 of the law, but they do not know what they are talking about or what they so confidently affirm.8

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