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First Timothy

The Book of First Timothy in the BibleThe book of First Timothy was written by the Apostle Paul (who wrote about half of the New Testament). It’s a letter, or epistle, to the young pastor Timothy. It, along with Second Timothy and Titus are often called Paul’s pastoral letters, because their focus is on instructing young ministers. As such, they are often considered to be church manuals, more than personal letters. However, since all followers of Jesus are called to minister to others, these three books are applicable to church members everywhere

First Timothy, along with Titus, appear more as manuals for church administration, nevertheless it provides instruction that is both practical and unifying.

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