A New Covenant Commentary
by Aída Besançon Spencer
A detailed and accessible commentary on the First Epistle to Timothy, providing valuable insight into the development of Paul’s argument and his treatment of heresy and the role of women in the church.
Godly Peaceful Lives (2:1–15)
Paul has Timothy begin this process of leading people to salvation by appealing to Timothy and the believers at Ephesus to pray: Therefore, I am encouraging you, first of all, to make prayers for needs, rever- ent prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings on behalf of all humans, on behalf of rulers and all of the ones in a place of prominence, in order that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and holiness… A free download of this chapter is available on our website, click here!