1 Timothy 2 Essay

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Grammatical Issues
• 2:7 "For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle ( I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth."
o Out of the versions ESV, NIV and CEV only the ESV has brackets around the phrase I am telling the truth, I am not lying.
o These brackets indicate a possible doubt as to their precise words that were used and also allows a great liberty taken by the editor or translator.
• 2:11-15 The term woman and she is throughout these verses, promoting a singular notion. However there has always been a general reference to women which does not align with the grammar that is used within the context.
o Reference to Adam and Eve, Eve being ...view middle of the document...

o Being caught in false teaching (1 Tim 4:6).
Biblical Context
• Call to Prayer - 1 Timothy 2:1
o (James 5:16), "Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working."
1 Timothy 2:2
o (Jer 28:7), "... so that they may offer sacrifices pleasing to the God of heaven and pray for the well-being of the king and his sons."
1 Timothy 2:4
o (John 3:17), "For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."
o (Titus 2:11), For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to al people."
o (Ezekiel 18:32), "For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign LORD. Repent and live!"
• God our Saviour - 1 Timothy 2:5
o (Deut 6:4), "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:"
o (Gal 3:20), "...God is one."
o (1 Cor 8:6), "...yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist."
1 Timothy 2:6
o (1 Tim 6:15), "which he will display at the proper time..."
o (Matt 20:28), "...but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
• Worship - 1 Timothy 2:8
o (Psalm 134:2), "Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord!"
o (Psalm 28:2), "...as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place."
o (Psalm 63:4), "I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands."
• Women - 1 Timothy 2:9
o (1 Peter 3:3), "Do not let your adorning be external-the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear-but let your adorning be hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit..."
1 Timothy 2:10-11
o (1 Cor 11:3), "...the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God."
o The phrase "Wives, submit to your husbands," is mentioned in the Bible around 7-8 times.
1 Timothy 2:12
o (1 Cor 14:34), "Women should remain silent in the churches..."
1 Timothy 2:13-14
o (Gen 2:22), "And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman..."
o (1 Cor 11:8-9), "For man was not made from woman, but woman from man. Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man."
o (Gen 3:13), "...The serpent deceived me..."
o (2 Cor 11:3), "...the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning..."

• Specific issues throughout this passage involved false teachings and instructions Paul gives Timothy to continue his work in the church. With...

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