1 Timothy 6:11-21. The Apostle Paul gave final instructions to Timothy: Guard the Faith.
Jeremiah 49. More judgments: on Ammon, Edom, Damascus, Kedar and Hazor and finally, judgment on Elam.
Jeremiah 50. The judgments continued, this time against Babylon and Babylonia.
1 Timothy 6:1-10. Even if you are under the yoke of slavery, honor your masters. Don’t listen to those that teach error, and especially to those that think that with godliness comes financial gain. Remember: The Love of Money is the Root of all kinds of evil.
Jeremiah 45. In 5 verses God gave assurance to Baruch to save his life, but disaster on the people.
Jeremiah 46. God proclaimed judgment on Egypt. Babylonia will strike Egypt but God will preserve Israel.
Jeremiah 47. And finally, there will be judgment on Philistia.
Psalm 88, of the Sons of Korah, a Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. This may be the saddest Psalm of them all, seemingly without hope, and yet?
1 Timothy 5 outlines the proper treatment of church members, honor the widows and honor the elders. Then Paul urged Timothy to drink a little wine for his stomach’s sake.
Jeremiah 44. Some Israelis escaped to Egypt. Nothing good would come out of that. Read the horrible future that awaited them.
Psalm 87, of the Sons of Korah. A song of praise to Zion, the City of God and its citizens, even to those gentiles so honored.
1 Timothy 4. The Apostle Paul gave advice to Timothy and prophesied the coming great apostasy, but as a good servant of Jesus Christ he should not give in to it but be devoted to the ministry and let no man despise him for his youth.
Jeremiah 42. God told the remnant of Judah to stay in the land and not flee to Egypt.
Jeremiah 43. But they did, so Jeremiah was taken to Egypt.
1 Timothy 3. The Apostle Paul defined the qualifications of overseers and deacons, then he “waxed eloquent” about the great mystery of godliness. It is still a great mystery, but I like it and accept it by faith.
Jeremiah 39. The fall of Jerusalem finally happened and Jeremiah was to be set free.
Jeremiah 40. Jeremiah was finally freed, most of the people were still in the old land and had a bountiful harvest, most of which then was taken away from them.
Jeremiah 41 is a historical chapter recording the insurrection against Gedaliah and the beginning of a flight to Egypt.
1 Timothy 2. The Apostle Paul reminded the believers to pray for all, including the people of authority. Then he explained the roles for men and women in the Church.
Jeremiah 36. Jehoiakim burned Jeremiah’s Scroll. did this action result in the end of David’s line?
Jeremiah 37. Zedekiah held on to the vain hope that the Chaldeans would be defeated. Jeremiah prophesied otherwise, so he was put in prison.
Jeremiah 38. Jeremiah was in the dungeon and near death so they pulled him up to question him some more. Zedekiah feared for his life, and Jeremiah’s advice was: Give in to Babylon and you will live.
1 Timothy 1 is a personal letter from the Apostle Paul to Timothy and it starts out with a personal greeting of encouragement and a warning about false teachers, for there is no other doctrine. He encourages Timothy to remember to give glory to God for His grace and fight the good fight. An interesting fact in this letter: No slave trader will inherit the Kingdom of God.
Jeremiah 34. Zedekiah was warned by God to give liberty to the slaves, as commanded by Him, but the slaves were not freed, so bad things were going to happen.
Jeremiah 35 tells of the obedient Recabites.
Psalm 86, a Prayer of David. A plea for help, David poured out his needs and confessed his total dependence on God to teach him His ways.
Today we read the last chapter of the Apostle Paul’s first letter to Timothy and one chapter of Jeremiah
September 20: 1 Timothy 6, Jeremiah 15 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
1 Timothy 6. Even if you are under the yoke of slavery, honor your masters. Don’t listen to those that teach error, and especially to those that think that with godliness comes financial gain. Remember: The Love of Money is the Root of all kinds of evil. The Apostle Paul gave final instructions to Timothy: Guard the Faith.
Jeremiah 15. More calamities awaited the people, for the LORD will not relent. Jeremiah felt dejected, but the Lord reassured Jeremiah.