Some Will Depart from the Faith
1Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, 2through the insincerity of liars whose consciences are seared, 3who forbid marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. 4For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, 5for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.
A Good Servant of Christ Jesus
6If you put these things before the brothers,1 you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, being trained in the words of the faith and of the good doctrine that you have followed. 7Have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness; 8for 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.
- 1 4:6 Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
A Good Servant of Christ Jesus (Banner of Truth)1 Timothy 4:6 Sermon • 41:19 • ID: 3323
A Good Servant of Christ Jesus (Public)1 Timothy 4:11-16 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 48:42 • ID: 3232
A Good Servant of Christ Jesus (Personal)1 Timothy 4:6-10 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 48:34 • ID: 3231
A Basic Plan for Protecting the Truth and the Flock… Most of the Time1 Timothy 4:1-8 Sermon • 45:43 • ID: GS1078
A Good Servant1 Timothy 4:6-16 Sermon • 23:29 • ID: 2891
Syracuse Pastors’ Luncheon1 Timothy 4:1-16 Sermon • 33:35 • ID: 2879
The Distinctives of a Man of God1 Timothy 4:1-16 Sermon • 47:24 • ID: GS939
Welcome/Opening Session1 Timothy 4:11-16 Sermon • 39:29 • ID: GS791
Pastoral Priorities in Dealing with False Teaching1 Timothy 4:6-16 Sermon • 47:49 • ID: 1979
The Approaching Apostasy1 Timothy 4:1-5 Sermon • 48:56 • ID: 1977
Household of Faith, Volume 11 Timothy 1:1-20, 1 Timothy 2:1-15, 1 Timothy 3:1-16, 1 Timothy 4:1-16 Series • ID: 15401
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