This concise interpretation of the apostle Paul's first letter to Timothy keeps technical matters to a minuimum, while making every effort to provide a clear explanation of each portion of the epistle. Dr. Hiebert's verse-by-verse method keeps the trend of thought before the reader by means of a well-developed outline.
The letter to Timothy was intended to give him needed help in opposing the false teachings that were creeping into the church. Hiebert's valuable commentary makes the truths Paul taught Timothy clear and easily applicable to the layman and busy pastor.
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“It is addressed to Timothy as the apostle’s personal representative at Ephesus” (Page 23)
“That he must not have more than one wife living at a time. He must not be a bigamist or polygamist, or have been divorced on insufficient grounds. Both the teaching of the New Testament and the conditions prevalent in contemporary society point to this as Paul’s meaning.” (Page 65)
“Peace’ is the state of salvation which results from God’s grace and mercy. It speaks of the harmony which results from the removal of the discord which sin has produced. A feeling of well-being and tranquillity follow.” (Page 25)
“The Gospel elevated the woman and gave her a position of spiritual equality with the man before God, but it does not remove the original position of subordination that God ordained for the woman.” (Page 60)
“The practice of prayer cannot be forced by an outward command but must be prompted by an inner conviction of its need” (Page 49)