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1 Timothy 2

(2:1-8)
(2:1) "Supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men."
Should you pray for everyone?

(2:4) "Who will have all men to be saved."
Does God want some to go to hell?

(2:5) "The man Christ Jesus"
Is Jesus God?

(2:6) "Who gave himself a ransom for all."
Was Jesus a ransom for many or for all? Who (or what) is a ransom for the righteous?

(2:8) "Pray every where."
Should Christians pray in public?

(2:9) "Women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array."
What the Bible says about clothing and fashion

(2:11-12) "Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence."
Can women be church leaders?
Should women have the same rights as men?
What the Bible says about women's rights

(2:13) "For Adam was first formed, then Eve." Young Earth Creationists use this verse to show that Paul believed the creation story in Genesis 2:18-22.

(2:13-15)
"For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing."
What must you do to be saved?
Who was to blame for original sin?
Is childbearing sinful?

2:1 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
2:2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;
2:4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
2:6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.
2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
2:9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
2:10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
2:11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
2:13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve.
2:14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
2:15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

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