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1 Timothy chapter 5 - Where there are People there are Problems - J Stewart Gillespie  

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: 

Elders (v1) 
Younger men (v1) 
Elder women (v2) 
Widows (v3) 
Young women (v14) 

The assembly is not an: 

place we…

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