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Greetings from Paul
This letter is from Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus, appointed by the command
of God our Savior and Christ Jesus, who gives us hope.
2 I am writing to Timothy, my true son in the faith.
May God the Father
in what you
give you grace,
mercy, and peace.
in your love,
Christ Jesus our Lord
Warnings against False Teachings
3 When I left for Macedonia, I urged you to stay there in Ephesus and stop those
whose teaching is contrary to the truth. 4 Don’t let them waste their time in
endless discussion of myths and spiritual pedigrees. These things only lead to
meaningless speculations, which don’t help people live a life of faith in God.
5 The purpose of my instruction is that all believers would be filled with love
that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and genuine faith. 6 But some
people have missed this whole point. They have turned away from these things
and spend their time in meaningless discussions. 7 They want to be known as
teachers of the law of M
oses, but they don’t know what they are talking about,
even though they speak so confidently.
when used correctly.
We know that the law
For the law was not intended for people who do what is right. It is for people
who are lawless and rebellious, who are ungodly and sinful, who consider
nothing sacred and defile what is holy, who kill their father or mother or
commit other murders. 10 The law is for people who are sexually immoral, or