1 Timothy 4:6–7; 1 Timothy 6:3–4

A Good Servant of Christ Jesus

iIf you put these things before the brothers,1 you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, being trained in the words of the faith and of the good doctrine that you have jfollowed. Have nothing to do with irreverent, ksilly myths. Rather ltrain yourself for godliness;


If anyone steaches a different doctrine and does not agree with tthe sound1 words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching uthat accords with godliness, vhe is puffed up with conceit and wunderstands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for xcontroversy and for yquarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions,