In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good
servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the
faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following.
Christ Jesus established the assembly of His people as His body, most
commonly referred to as “the church.” However, within this “body” are
men and women who include the young and old, married, single and
widowed, rich and poor, ambitious and lethargic, passive and
aggressive, among many other facets. How are they ever to be properly
The Apostle Paul, inspired by the Holy Spirit, instructs the instructors in
the leadership of the Lord’s church. Traditionally known as the “Pastoral
Epistles,” the letters of I and II Timothy and Titus encompass the wisdom
of God regarding relationships within the Christian community.