Transfiguration Sunday

Reflections from Luke, the Psalter, 2 Corinthians, and Exodus as we celebrate Transfiguration Sunday at the end of the Epiphany season.

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Timothy Thursday: I Timothy 2:1-7

Paul has now thoroughly warned Timothy about the life of the false teachers, going so far as to specifically name two. Now, he turns his sights toward explaining proper Christian life (now that he knows what improper Christian life looks like).

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Timothy Thursday: 1 Timothy 18-20

Paul has charged Timothy to hold fast to love in contrast to the leaders who have lost themselves to vain speculation; coached him on the proper use of the Law; and has explained his own view of his ministry. Now, Paul brings this all to sharp focus with specific examples.

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Timothy Thursday: I Timothy 1:12-18

In the previous two weeks, Paul has explained the proper charge of the pastor, and the tools needed to be faithful to that charge and has explained the proper use of the Law, which the false teachers do not seem to be grasping. In the next couple of verses, Paul reflects on his own ministry and relationship with Jesus.

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