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1 Timothy 4 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:1 - But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will [fn]fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:2 - by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:3 - men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:4 - For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:5 - for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.

A Good Minister's Discipline

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:6 - In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the [fn]sound doctrine which you have been following.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:7 - But [fn]have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:8 - for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:9 - It is a trustworthy statement deserving full acceptance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:10 - For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:11 - [fn]Prescribe and teach these things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:12 - Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example [fn]of those who believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:14 - Do not neglect the spiritual gift within you, which was bestowed on you through prophetic utterance with the laying on of hands by the [fn]presbytery.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:15 - Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:16 - Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will [fn]ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
NASB95 Footnotes
I.e. apostacize
Literally: good
Or, reject
Or, Keep commanding and teaching
Or, to
Or, board of elders
Literally: save both yourself and those

New American Standard Bible 1995
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