1 Timothy chapter 5 is perhaps not the highest spiritual ground in 1 Timothy, that place is surely the preserve of 1 Tim 3:16, but this is amongst the most practical sections of the epistle.
1 Timothy chapter 5 gives us an insight into the PROBLEMS which Timothy faced at Ephesus.
Not surprisingly we observe that the church at Ephesus was made up of PEOPLE, a diverse group of people:
Younger men (v1)
Elder women (v2)
Young women (v14)
The assembly is not an: