1 Timothy 4 ©
Paul foretelleth and describeth a great apostasy to happen in the latter times. He directeth Timothy what doctrines to teach, and by what rules to regulate his conduct, so as to save both himself and his hearers.
NOW the Spirit aspeaketh expressly, that in the latter times bsome shall depart from the faith, giving heed to cseducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
If jthou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, kthou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of lgood doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.
For bodily exercise profiteth n1little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, ohaving promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
qFor therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we rtrust in the living God, who is the sSaviour of all men, tspecially of those that believe.