The Book of 1st Timothy - Narrated by David Suchet


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"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness [ 2 Timothy 3:16 ]" from video introduction.


Summary of The Book of 1st Timothy

Author: The Book of 1 Timothy was written by the apostle Paul (1 Timothy 1:1).


Date of Writing: The Book of 1 Timothy was written in A.D. 62-66.


Purpose of Writing: Paul wrote to Timothy to encourage him in his responsibility for overseeing the work of the Ephesian church and possibly the other churches in the province of Asia (1 Timothy 1:3). This letter lays the foundation for ordaining elders (1 Timothy 3:1-7), and provides guidance for ordaining people into offices of the church (1 Timothy 3:8-13). In essence, 1 Timothy is a leadership manual for church organization and administration.


Key Verses:


1 Timothy 2:5, "For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus."


1 Timothy 2:12, "I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent."


1 Timothy 3:1-3, "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 given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money."


1 Timothy 4:9-10, "This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance (and for this we labor and strive), that we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe."


1 Timothy 6:12, "Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.".. from the article: Summary of The Book of 1st Timothy


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