Powered by 4 - March 22, 2016

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Today's reading: 1 Timothy 4:1-5

Warnings about false teaching run throughout 1 Timothy, and we see that again here in chapter 4. Paul lets Timothy know that he should be aware of and on the lookout for religious people or groups whose teachings are inconsistent with that of Christ, and who place restrictions on certain actions and areas of life. Paul specifically points out problems concerning restrictions on eating and food (which addresses false religions but also reinforces and solidifies a break from Jewish law regarding clean and unclean food) telling Timothy that if God created it, then it's good for us to consume (vs. 4-5).

How often do you think about the freedoms we have because of Christ? What does having "freedom in Christ" mean for you? Tami

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