For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the … There must be a conflict with corruption, and temptations, and the powers of darkness. (C) Instead, they should serve them even better because their masters are dear to them as fellow believers and are devoted to the welfare[a] of their slaves. People may have money, and yet not love it; but if they love it, this will push them on to all evil. Also, leading into so many employments, and such a hurry of business, as leave no time or inclination for spiritual religion; leading to connexions that draw into sin and folly. NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. 2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. (1 Timothy 6:12). 3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings. Teach and [fn] preach these principles. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. Amen. Salvation is freely offered, but it must be grasped. We cannot look around without perceiving many proofs of this, especially in a day of outward prosperity, great expenses, and loose profession.11-16 It ill becomes any men, but especially men of God, to set their hearts upon the things of this world; men of God should be taken up with the things of God. Eternal life is the crown proposed for our encouragement. We see here the evil of covetousness. Timothy became a new convert of Paul the apostle on his first missionary journey (1 Timothy 1:2, 18, Acts 14:6-23), and Timothy became a devoted traveling companion of Paul's. Timothy was a native of Lystra, and he was with Paul when he was imprisoned Rome. His presence in your life is your hope of becoming the person God calls you to be. 8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Timothy. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. 1 Timothy 6:1,2 The Nature of Roman Slavery and the Apostle's Attitude Towards It 1 Timothy 6:5-7, 17-19 The Gain of a Love of Godliness, and the Ungodliness of a Love of Gain EXPOSITOR'S GREEK Newport J D White, D. D. To the rich must especially be pointed out their dangers and duties, as to the proper use of wealth. 13 I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession; 14 That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: 15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; 16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. These are the things you are to teach and insist on. (AP) 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds,(AQ) and to be generous and willing to share. Those who advance reason above faith, are in danger of leaving faith. The Christian life is a difficult struggle which contains many different pitfalls, which Paul describes as a good fight. It grows, not through the pursuit of a process, but through the presence of a person. f. Until our Lord Jesus Christ’s appearing: This was how long Timothy was supposed to fight the good fight. Grace includes all that is good, and grace is an earnest, a beginning of glory; wherever God gives grace, he will give glory.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Brief Summary: This is the first letter Paul wrote to Timothy, a young pastor who had been a help to Paul in his work. (1 Timothy 6:6-8 RSV) Twice in that passage the apostle says that contentment is true wealth -- not possessions, not new cars or new homes, not a comfortable environment -- but contentment; there is where true wealth lies. 1 Timothy 6:7 German Bible Alphabetical: and anything brought can cannot either For have into it nothing of out so take the we world NT Letters: 1 Timothy 6:7 For we brought nothing into the world (1 Tim. (K) 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. "But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and [into] many foolish and hurtful lusts, … Answer: “Godliness with contentment is great gain” (1 Timothy 6:6). 10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. See How They All Connect. (6-10) A solemn charge to Timothy to be faithful. 12 Fight the good fight(V) of the faith. 9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. Amen. (17-21)1-5 Christians were not to suppose that religious knowledge, or Christian privileges, gave them any right to despise heathen masters, or to disobey lawful commands, or to expose their faults to others. Commentary on 1 Timothy 6:11-16 (Read 1 Timothy 6:11-16) It ill becomes any men, but especially men of God, to set their hearts upon the things of this world; men of God should be taken up with the things of God. 6 But godliness with contentment(J) is great gain. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Dt 10:17; Ps 136:3; Da 2:47; Rev 1:5; 17:14; 19:16, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. Every sort of wickedness and vice, in one way or another, grows from the love of money. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. iv. 1 Timothy 6 is the sixth (and the last) chapter of the First Epistle to Timothy in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. 1 Timothy 6:12(ESV) Verse Thoughts. Mortal eyes cannot bear the brightness of the Divine glory. Turn away from godless chatter(AV) and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, 21 which some have professed and in so doing have departed from the faith.(AW). (D) 3 If anyone teaches otherwise(E) and does not agree to the sound instruction(F) of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, 4 they are conceited(G) and understand nothing. (B) 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. (1 Timothy 6:6) Godliness is a God-centered life. It is not a fight against God but rather a struggle against the world, the flesh, the devil and our own self-will. None can approach him except as he is made known unto sinners in and by Christ. Grace be with thee. 1 Timothy 6 1 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires … 1 Let as many a servants as are under the b yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.. 2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are a brethren; but rather do them b service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit.These things teach and exhort. (AK) To him be honor and might forever. Nothing is more uncertain than worldly wealth. 1 Timothy 5 1 Timothy 6 2 Timothy 1 Return to the Main Player Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. In each of these ways, Jesus made a good confession before Pontius Pilate; so when Timothy is told to live up to the good confession he made (1 Timothy 6:12), he is simply being told to do what Jesus did. First Timothy is a letter from the apostle Paul to his young protégé, Timothy, to encourage him in his new role as a … 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be … That learning which opposes the truth of the gospel, is not true science, or real knowledge, or it would approve the gospel, and consent to it. 6 1 All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God's name and our teaching may not be slandered. God is revealed to us, only in and through the human nature of Christ, as the only begotten Son of the Father.17-21 Being rich in this world is wholly different from being rich towards God. New International Version (NIV). Timothy was a Greek. (AR) 19 In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves(AS) as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of(AT) the life that is truly life. 1Ti iTi 1tim i Tm) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith(Q) and pierced themselves with many griefs. (1-5) The advantage of godliness with contentment. Jesus Christ is the mystery of godliness (1 Timothy 3:16). But who can give such a charge, that is not himself above the love of things that wealth can buy? (The first to Timothy was written from Laodicea, which is the chiefest city of Phrygia Pacatiana.). (9-10) The folly of the greedy heart. This is a term which means "take hold once for all." But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, … NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. 13 In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate(Z) made the good confession,(AA) I charge you(AB) 14 to keep this command without spot or blame(AC) until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,(AD) 15 which God will bring about in his own time(AE)—God, the blessed(AF) and only Ruler,(AG) the King of kings and Lord of lords,(AH) 16 who alone is immortal(AI) and who lives in unapproachable light,(AJ) whom no one has seen or can see. If nature should be content with a little, grace should be content with less. And such as enjoyed the privilege of living with believing masters, were not to withhold due respect and reverence, because they were equal in respect to religious privileges, but were to serve with double diligence and cheerfulness, because of their faith in Christ, and as partakers of his free salvation. 1Ti 6:2 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 [fn] partake of the benefit are believers and beloved. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. All rights reserved worldwide. 17 Command those who are rich(AM) in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth,(AN) which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God,(AO) who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 2 If the masters are believers, that is no excuse for being disrespectful. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses." 1 Timothy 6:6-10 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself. We are called to lay hold thereon. Those that are such, give to Satan the opportunity of tempting them, leading them to use dishonest means, and other bad practices, to add to their gains. 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Biblical Commentary (Bible Study) 1 Timothy 6:6-19 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: While verses 1:1-2 identify Paul as the author and Timothy as the recipient, a number of scholars think that this letter was written later by a disciple of Paul, using notes compiled by Paul—which would have been an acceptable practice in that time and place. A sublime description of the majesty of God, 1 Timothy 6:15, 1 Timothy 6:16. Timothy is exhorted to fight the good fight of faith, and to keep the charge delivered to him, 1 Timothy 6:11-14. 2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. 1 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. When brought into the greatest straits, we cannot be poorer than when we came into this world; a shroud, a coffin, and a grave, are all that the richest man in the world can have from all his wealth. Those who refuse to accept correct doctrines are often characterized by traits such as hard-headedness, greed, slander, and bickering. 6 All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect,(A) so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. We are not to consent to any words as wholesome, except the words of our Lord Jesus Christ; to these we must give unfeigned consent. 12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. 1 Timothy 6:12, "Fight the good fight of the faith. 20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: 21 Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Salvation is freely offered, but it must be grasped. (R), 11 But you, man of God,(S) flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness,(T) faith, love,(U) endurance and gentleness. Commonly those are most proud who know least; for they do not know themselves. Showing faith in Christ by fruits of love, let us lay hold on eternal life, when the self-indulgent, covetous, and ungodly around, lift up their eyes in torment. These are the things you are to teach and insist on. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. What is the best estate worth, more than as it gives opportunity of doing the more good? The core cause of these errors is an unwillingness to accept the truth, and an insistence on clinging to false teachings. It is not said, they that are rich, but they will be rich; who place their happiness in wealth, and are eager and determined in the pursuit. 20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted(AU) to your care. 1 Timothy 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Let as many a bondservants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and His doctrine may not be blasphemed.. False Teachers and True Contentment. Hence come envy, strife, railings, evil-surmisings, disputes that are all subtlety, and of no solidity, between men of corrupt and carnal minds, ignorant of the truth and its sanctifying power, and seeking their worldly advantage.6-10 Those that make a trade of Christianity to serve their turn for this world, will be disappointed; but those who mind it as their calling, will find it has the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come. 1 Timothy 6 Instructions for the Church. 17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; 18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; 19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life. 1 Timothy 6 New International Version (NIV) 6 All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words(H) that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions 5 and constant friction between people of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth(I) and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain. 1 Timothy 6 New Living Translation (NLT) 6 All slaves should show full respect for their masters so they will not bring shame on the name of God and his teaching. (M) 9 Those who want to get rich(N) fall into temptation and a trap(O) and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. What sins will not men be drawn into by the love of money! Hebrews 12:15-note See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. 1 Timothy 6 1 All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered. (L) 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. The duty of Christians towards believing, as well as other masters. How the rich should behave themselves; and the use they should make of their property, 1 Timothy 6:17-19. Take hold of(W) the eternal life(X) to which you were called when you made your good confession(Y) in the presence of many witnesses. The appearing of Christ is certain, but it is not for us to know the time. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. It is clear in this passage that contentment comes from a whole and balanced life. The necessaries of life bound a true Christian's desires, and with these he will endeavour to be content. (11-16) The apostle repeats his warning to the rich, and closes with a blessing. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. These things teach and exhort. 1 Timothy 6:1-21—Read the Bible online or download free. He that is godly, is sure to be happy in another world; and if contented with his condition in this world, he has enough; and all truly godly people are content. 10 For the love of money(P) is a root of all kinds of evil. Christ in you [is] the hope of glory (Colossians 1:27). 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. The Godhead is here adored without distinction of Persons, as all these things are properly spoken, whether of the Father, the Son, or the Holy Ghost. There must be a conflict with corruption, and temptations, and the powers of darkness. 1 Timothy 6:17–19 Instructions to the Rich 17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain k riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things l to enjoy. Those who are rich, must see that God gives them their riches; and he only can give to enjoy them richly; for many have riches, but enjoy them poorly, not having a heart to use them. 1 Timothy 6:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Timothy 6:1, NIV: "All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God's name and our teaching may not be slandered." Luke 3:14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? Amen.(AL). 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