Monthly Archives: May 2012

Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 3:1-5

Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task.  Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,  not … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:15

But women will be saved through childbearing–if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety. (1 Timothy 2:15) Paul concludes his thoughts on women’s roles in the Ephesian church with one of his most controversial topics yet.  Even if one … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:13-14

For Adam was formed first, then Eve.  And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner. (1 Timothy 2:13-14) This passage puts forth a theological and logical basis for the role of … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent. (1 Timothy 2:11-12) Are you aware this passage of scripture is often a … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:9-10

I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. (1 Timothy 2:9-10) I find Paul’s topics … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:8

I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing. (1 Timothy 2:8) Lifting up one’s hands was a practice of holy men in the Old Testament.  At the dedication of the temple Solomon stood before … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:7

And for this purpose I was appointed a herald and an apostle–I am telling the truth, I am not lying–and a teacher of the true faith to the Gentiles. (1 Timothy 2:7) The apostle Paul was called by the Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:5-6

For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men–the testimony given in its proper time. (1 Timothy 2:5-6) It is always memorable when we meet … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:3-4

This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. (1 Timothy 2:3-4) God wants his people to pray for everyone…and especially for those who have authority … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:2

….for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. (1 Timothy 2:2) Our requests, prayers, intercessions and thanksgiving should be offered for everyone.  And the “everyone” includes kings and those … Continue reading

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