The apostle salutes Timothy 1-4.
The design of the law as given by Moses 5-11.
Of his own conversion and call to the apostleship 12-17. The
obligation to maintain faith and a good conscience 18-20.
1 Timothy Chapter 2
Prayer to be made for all
persons, since the grace of the gospel makes no difference of ranks
or stations 1-7. How men and women ought to behave, both in their
religious and common life 8-15.
1 Timothy Chapter 3
The qualifications and behavior
of gospel bishops 1-7. And of deacons and their wives 8-13.
The reason of writing about these, and other church affairs 14-16.
1 Timothy Chapter 4
Of departures from the faith that
began already to appear 1-5. Several directions, with motives for
due discharge of duties 6-16.
1 Timothy Chapter 5
Directions as to the elder and
younger men and women 1,2. And as to poor widows 3-8. Concerning
widows 9-16. The respect to be paid to elders. Timothy is to take
care in rebuking offenders, in ordaining ministers, and as to his
own health 17-25.
1 Timothy Chapter 6
The duty of Christians towards
believing, as well as other masters 1-5. The advantage of godliness
with contentment 6-10. A solemn charge to Timothy to be faithful
The apostle repeats his warning to the rich, and closes with a