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In 2 Timothy 2:15 what is meant by "rightly dividing the word of truth"?

2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. The last phrase of this passage has eluded all Christian ...
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To what do the "books" refer in 2 Tim 4:13?

Answer The “books” refer to the Old Testament Scripture and the “parchments” (membranas) refer to the New Testament Scripture. Explanation God is the real author of the Scriptures and as such He ...
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What are the holy Scriptures that Timothy has known from his youth?

The clue to which Scriptures are in-view is the adjective. These are the sacred writings (ἱερὰ γράμματα). Note the focus of the ἱερὰ word group, as being tied to the temple and its service (ἱερός), ...
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To what do the "books" refer in 2 Tim 4:13?

The earlier question to which you provided a link is indeed excellent and covers the text thoroughly. I’d be a little concerned about the detailed inferences that some people draw regarding sets of ...
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What does Paul mean by "denying its power" in 2 Timothy 3:5?

The power as mentioned represents the holy spirit. The one unforgivable sin of blasphemy against the holy spirit or power as these men must have known it intimately. The other verse I am reminded of ...
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What does Paul mean by "denying its power" in 2 Timothy 3:5?

So, I believe in the absolute power of God. Of the preachers today I'm not so sure. Yes I believe our prayers hold power. But what I see in the churches today is power hunger. I left my church because ...
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