1 Timothy 2:1-4

Pray for All People

1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 v for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and w dignified in every way. 3 This is good, and x it is pleasing in the sight of y God our Savior, 4 who desires z all people to be saved and a to come to b the knowledge of the truth.

  1. Cross References
    Ezra 6:10
    That they may offer pleasing sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.
  2. Cross References
    1 Timothy 3:4
    He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive.
  3. Cross References
    1 Timothy 5:4
    But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.
  4. Cross References
    1 Timothy 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope.
  5. Cross References
    1 Timothy 4:10
    For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.
    Ezekiel 18:23
    Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord God, and not rather that he should turn from his way and live?
    Ezekiel 18:32
    For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord God ; so turn, and live.
  6. Cross References
    2 Timothy 3:7
    Always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.
  7. Cross References
    2 Timothy 2:25
    Correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.
    Titus 1:1
    Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness.
    Hebrews 10:26
    For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins.
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