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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 6

Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:8 But if we have food and clothing, with these things we will be content. Observation: Paul is giving warnings to Timothy as the temptations of life are real and the culture of this world is tempting. He gives the warning but also gives the pursuit of the man of God. Application: It is amazing that God leads me to this passage this mornin...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 5

Scripture: "As for those who persist in sin rebuke them in the presence of all so that the rest may stand in fear. In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels, I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging doing nothing from partiality...The sins of some people are conspicuous (going before them in judgement), but the sins of others appear la...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 3

Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1 The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Observation: Leading in the local church is both noble and a task. Application: Getting the opportunity to lead in the local church is an incredible one. The honor of getting to journey with Jesus in ministering to people and being a par...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 4

Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:7-9 Have nothing to do with irreverent silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance. Observation: Paul is encouraging and reminding T...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 1

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:15The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. Observation: Paul begins his letter to Timothy and reminds him of why he charged his son in the faith to stay in Ephesus; to protect doctrine. He then continues about the grace of God and the law. He then ...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 2

Scripture: "I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or quarreling... ...Likewise (also) that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel with modesty and self-control; not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire but with what is proper for women who profess godliness---with good works.... (1 Tim 2...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 4

Scripture: Colossians 4:12-13Vs 12Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.Vs 13For I bear him witness that he has worked hard for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis. Observation: Paul gives reference to many fellow ...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 3

Scripture: Colossians 3:2 Set your minds of the things that are above, not on things that are on earth.Observation: Paul is assuming that the one is been renewed by Jesus Christ and his Gospel. If one has been saved and redeemed this should change our lives and it was true then as well. He makes this statement in verse 2 that shows that we have a choice to make. Appli...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 2

Scripture: "For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face that their hearts may be encouraged (being knit together in love) to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery which is Christ (in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and kn...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 1

Scripture: Colossians 1:21-23 And you who were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed...

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