1Timothy 6:5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
Brothers, those in the world who believe falsely that gain is godliness, remove yourself from those.
1Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.
But, rather being content with godliness is great gain.
1Timothy 6:7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
The work that each of us does here on earth, and recorded in heaven by God the Father, is the only thing that we will carry with us when we move into our eternal life with Jesus.
1Timothy 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
God promises us food and clothing while we are here on earth, in this we are to be content.
1Timothy 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Brothers, do not fall into temptation and many lusts of this world. We are told here in vs 9 that in these lusts men drown destruction and perdition.
1Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
1Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Follow after these; righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and meekness.
1Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
1Timothy 6:13 I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;
1Timothy 6:14 That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
We are commanded here in verses 12-14 to fight the good fight of faith, and lay hold on eternal life unto you are called, be a witness before God, while on this earth.
1Timothy 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
1Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
1Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1Timothy 6:18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Brothers, do good and thus be rich in good works, communicate, and distribute. Do not be high minded, but rather be humble.
1Timothy 6:19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
God Bless you my brothers,
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