Jesus Christ Came For Sinners
1 Timothy 1:12-17
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Published June 1st, 2012
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2012-01-24 11:08:52
v.12a-12c: Paul thanks Jesus because Jesus has appointed Paul faithful to service. (Hence the Ground/Inference) v.12-13a: EVEN THOUGH Paul was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent, Jesus STILL appointed him to faithful service. (Hence the Concessive relationship; because it seems contrary that you would appoint an opponent to service.) v.13bc-14: The result of Paul's receiving mercy in spite of his insolence was "grace," "faith," and "love" that are "in Christ Jesus." Meaning, when Paul received mercy he was given grace that resulted in faith and love found in Christ. It seems as if Paul is saying that grace looks like faith and love granted by Christ. So, Christ's granting of grace results in faith and love in Christ(?) (Hence the Action/Result Relationship). NOTE that mercy and grace from Christ results in sincere faith and love. v.15a/b: What saying is trustworthy and deserving of full assurance? Answer: That Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners. (hence Idea/Explanation). Paul elaborates on the idea of his sinfulness and wickedness in order to magnify the truth that Jesus' grace is incredible. Paul says "I am," (gk. present, active, indicative), meaning that he sees himself in the present as the foremost sinner. The ESV study note says that Paul is alluding to his past sinfulness, but I disagree because of the present tence of the "I am." Therefore I disagree with this view. Rather I see what Paul is saying to mean that he has come to understand his sinfulness as the foremost of all; meaning, he understands himself to be the foremost sinner which results in: 1. Humility 2. Increased gratefulness for the gospel 3. an example of God's incredible mercy. v.16a/b: Paul moves from v. 15 to express the purpose of God's mercy toward him. In other words, Paul is the foremost sinner in order to display Jesus' perfect patience toward those who believe in him. (hence Action/Purpose). v. 15-16: Paul explains that he was the foremost of sinners and explains that he did not receive judgment for his sin but rather mercy! God does not show an example of sinners by punishing them, but rather giving them grace! How often we think: "God will punish the sinner to make an example of them!" But rather, God gave Paul grace in order to make in incredible example of His mercy toward the ignorant! (Hence the concessive relationship) vv. 12-17: In response to all of what Paul says in vv.12-16 he ends with a doxology of praise and thankfulness and praise to God.
10000000102230 102230 Notes 2012-01-23 08:59:20 2012-01-24 11:08:52 v.12a-12c: Paul thanks Jesus because Jesus has appointed Paul faithful to service. (Hence the Ground/Inference) v.12-13a: EVEN THOUGH Paul was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent, Jesus STILL appointed him to faithful service. (Hence the Concessive relationship; because it seems contrary that you would appoint an opponent to service.) v.13bc-14: The result of Paul's receiving mercy in spite of his insolence was "grace," "faith," and "love" that are "in Christ Jesus." Meaning, when Paul received mercy he was given grace that resulted in faith and love found in Christ. It seems as if Paul is saying that grace looks like faith and love granted by Christ. So, Christ's granting of grace results in faith and love in Christ(?) (Hence the Action/Result Relationship). NOTE that mercy and grace from Christ results in sincere faith and love. v.15a/b: What saying is trustworthy and deserving of full assurance? Answer: That Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners. (hence Idea/Explanation). Paul elaborates on the idea of his sinfulness and wickedness in order to magnify the truth that Jesus' grace is incredible. Paul says "I am," (gk. present, active, indicative), meaning that he sees himself in the present as the foremost sinner. The ESV study note says that Paul is alluding to his past sinfulness, but I disagree because of the present tence of the "I am." Therefore I disagree with this view. Rather I see what Paul is saying to mean that he has come to understand his sinfulness as the foremost of all; meaning, he understands himself to be the foremost sinner which results in: 1. Humility 2. Increased gratefulness for the gospel 3. an example of God's incredible mercy. v.16a/b: Paul moves from v. 15 to express the purpose of God's mercy toward him. In other words, Paul is the foremost sinner in order to display Jesus' perfect patience toward those who believe in him. (hence Action/Purpose). v. 15-16: Paul explains that he was the foremost of sinners and explains that he did not receive judgment for his sin but rather mercy! God does not show an example of sinners by punishing them, but rather giving them grace! How often we think: "God will punish the sinner to make an example of them!" But rather, God gave Paul grace in order to make in incredible example of His mercy toward the ignorant! (Hence the concessive relationship) vv. 12-17: In response to all of what Paul says in vv.12-16 he ends with a doxology of praise and thankfulness and praise to God. notes
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1 Timothy
1 Timothy 1:12-17
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I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord,
because he judged me faithful,
appointing me to his service,
actionmanner
ground
though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent.
concessive
But I received mercy
because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief,
and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
actionresult
situationresponse
The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance,
that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.
ideaexplanation
But I received mercy for this reason,
that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
actionpurpose
inference
To the King of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
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10000000102230 102230 Arc 2012-01-23 08:59:20 2012-09-04 16:27:16 editing 1 Timothy 1 12 1 17 1 Timothy 1:12-17 54 NT esv i686557 i686558 i686559 i686560 i686561 i686545 I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, i686562 i686546 because he judged me faithful, i686547 appointing me to his service, actionmanner 1 ground 1 i686548 though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. concessive 2 i686563 i686564 i686549 But I received mercy i686550 because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, ground 1 i686551 and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. actionresult 2 situationresponse 2 i686565 i686566 i686552 The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, i686553 that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. ideaexplanation 1 i686567 i686554 But I received mercy for this reason, i686555 that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life. actionpurpose 2 concessive 2 inference 2 i686556 To the King of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen. inference 2 1 1 1 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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