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I. TIMOTHY. IO II I3 @ 1-1g and toil, so as not to be a burden to any of you. Not because we had no authority; but so that we mightgive ourselvesa pattern to you, to imitate us. And besides, when we were with you we commanded this, that if any one would not work, he should not be fed. For we hear of some going dis- orderly among you, never working, but triding. But we order and direct such in the Lord jesus Christ, that they should themselves quietly earn the bread they eat. And you, my brethren, do not abstain from doing good; but if any one does not obey our order by this letter, mark him, and do not associate with hixn——so that he may turn again. Do not, however, regard him as an enemy; but rather correct him as a brother. Eb: ,3ii2¤i¤iimr. Now may the Lord of peace Him-

self give you peace in every form. The Lord be with you all. The eig- nature by my own hand, PAUL, which is my sign in every letter, I write thus. The blessing of our Lord jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. law is not opposed tothe righteous, but to the wicked, and disorderly, and sin- man·stealers, liars, and to periurers; murderers, fornicators, sodomites, ners; to the unholy and depraved ; to 18

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P, by the appointment of God our Saviour, and of Christ jesus our Hope, to Timothy, my true child in faith : Blessing, mercy, peace, from God, Father, and our Lord jesus Christ. ®zim·ai Bxmirnriinus. I requested you to remain in

Ephesus when I went into Macedonia, so that you should give order to some not to teach false doctrine, nor to legends; which questions impede tion of God in the faith: while the object of its teaching is love from a pure heart, a good conscience, and unpretended faith-»some missing which have wandered into silly dis- cussion, wishing to be teachers of law; but not understanding either what they say, or of what they are asserting But we know how use of it lawfully: knowing this, that outragers of father and mother; to 1. . b° wvcd *t‘ ages of the ages. Amen. 16

(Written to the Thessalonians from sequel to the former Letter.) and if there is anything contrary to healthy teaching, it lights against it, according to the rectifying gospel of the blessed God, as I have myself I have been endowed with an omce

from Christ jesus our Lord, Who em- powered me, because He thought me faithful, appointing me to a ministry: although I was before an abuser, aper- secutor, and brutal; however, I found ity, because I had done it unknow-

ingly inthe absence of faith. But the bounty of our Lord, with the faith and love which are in Christ jesus, was ex- cessive. The Word is true, and worthy of full reception, that Christ jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am foremost. But for this reason 1 was granted pity: so that Christ jesus might conspicuously di splayin me the universality of mercy, to serve as an intimation to posterity, to trust in Him for eternal life. But to the King of the eternities—·~—im· perishable, invisible, Alone God——·be honour and majesty, through the I deposit with you this command,

son Timothy, subsequent to the former instructions to you, so that in them you might wage the noble war ; having faith and a perfect under- standing,—-·which some having sailed 122o rx

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