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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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1 Timothy 6 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 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.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:2 - Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Instead, they should serve them even better because their masters are dear to them as fellow believers and are devoted to the welfare[fn] of their slaves. These are the things you are to teach and insist on.

False Teachers and the Love of Money

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:3 - If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:4 - they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:5 - and constant friction between people of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:6 - But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:7 - For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:8 - But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:10 - For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

Final Charge to Timothy

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:11 - But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 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.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:13 - In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, I charge you

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:14 - to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:15 - which God will bring about in his own time—God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:16 - who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honor and might forever. Amen.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:17 - Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:18 - Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:19 - In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:20 - Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:21 - which some have professed and in so doing have departed from the faith. Grace be with you all.
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