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I Timothy 6:2-12 and Spiritual Humility – Marcus and JonMarc Grodi

February 28, 2019 No Comments

In St. Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he gives a number of wise instructions about how Timothy should conduct himself as a spiritual leader, and how to avoid temptations that will derail not only his ministry, but his relationship with God. Love of money, an unhealthy interest in controversies, and a conceited heart — all these things bring focus on the self instead of God, and replace humility with the sin of pride. But, as Paul reminds Timothy in the face of all these temptations, “Godliness with contentment is great gain.”