Blog Posts tagged with ‘1 Timothy’

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1 Timothy 3. The importance of humbleness and service

by slpcenglish

20–26 May 2018. 1 Timothy 3 (click to read). One of the most common temptations we face is the temptation to grab hold of power. Sometimes we want power because our pride pushes us to want to stand above other people and make ourselves feel greater than them. We think having power over others makes us […]

James 4:1–2a. What Do We Desire?

by slpcenglish

16–22 November 2014. James 4 (click to read). This week’s scripture reading comes from James 4:1–2a: “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? You desire, but do not have; so you kill. You covet, but you cannot get what you want; so you quarrel and fight.” What […]

1 Timothy 2:1–4. Praying for Our Leaders

by slpcenglish

19–25 October 2014. 1 Timothy 2:1–4 (click to read). This week’s reading comes from 1 Timothy 2:1–4: “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This […]