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1 Timothy 6:3-5

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 3 If any man teaches otherwise and does not consent to sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine that is according to godliness,

 4 He is proud, knowing nothing. He is obsessed about questions and disputes and strife about words, from which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

 5 Obstinate disputes of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, supposing that godliness is a source of financial gain;1 from such withdraw yourself.

2 Timothy 2:22-25

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 22 Flee youthful lusts; but aim at and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, in the company of those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. [Righteousness must be sought, pursued, and aimed at. We must seek His righteousness as the highest priority in our life. Mat 6:33. We must patiently wait, by faith, through the Spirit, for the hope of righteousness, Gal 5:5. Our obedience to what we hear the Lord speak to us leads to righteousness. Rom 6:16. Paul speaks of a fellowship with others who have a pure heart. Blessed are those are pure in heart for they shall see God, Mat 5:8; For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. 2 Cor 4:6.]

 23 But avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they produce strife.4

 24 The servant of the Lord must not argue; but he must be gentle to all men, ready to teach, patient,

 25 Calmly instructing those who oppose him; in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth;

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