January 18, Exactly a year and a few weeks ago I wrote a draft article to post on Awate in the form of a letter to Tzigereda. But later on, since mine was a little more personal, I hesitated. Now visiting it from time to time to scoop few words or events from it as I have been doing several times since I wrote it, I decided to post it. It is not only a way of deflating for me, but more importantly a way of sharing and telling, without edulcorating, a true story to the young generation, an example of an experience that a non-tegadalay passively went through.
In a similar way, urge the younger men to be self-restrained and to behave prudently [taking life seriously]. Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded. In the same way, encourage the young men to live wisely in all they do. The young men, too, you should urge to take life seriously, Phillips: The young men likewise be exhorting to be exercising self-control; Young's Literal: Parakaleo can include the idea of giving help or aid but the primary sense in the NT is to urge someone to take some action, especially some ethical course of action.
Sometimes the word means convey the idea of comfort, sometimes of exhortation but always at the root there is the idea of enabling a person to meet some difficult situation with confidence and with gallantry.
It should not be a domineering, high-handed, demanding one, but a humble, loving, kindly, exhorting one. The heart will respond to loving, kind treatment where it will rebel against the opposite.
The present imperative is a command calling for continuous action continuously urge, keep on exhorting, etc - this is to be Timothy's lifestyle, his habitual practice and by way of application it is to also by our continual practice. And before you place yourself under a "legalistic constraint" e.
Specifically every believer has the indwelling Spirit, Who gives energizes in us the desire and the power to obey this command Php 2: In fact I would submit that every command in Scripture is an "opportunity" or a "call" if you will to jettison "self-reliance" and to rely on trust in, have faith in the enabling power dunamis of the indwelling Spirit.
Are you thirsty for this quality of supernatural life? Then "Be thirsty, my friend, be thirsty! I can assure you that it will revolutionize your Christian life!
Kent Hughes illustrates the root idea of parakaleo "to come alongside and encourage" with the following example - I see this exemplified every time my church has a roller skating party, and the parents put their little ones on skates for the first time.
Young men are frequently impulsive, passionate, ambitious, volatile, and sometimes arrogant, are to exercise self-control and show good sense and judgment in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable 1Cor 9: In the sense of young we find it for children and young people, and it can denote younger men as a group.
Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. Eerdmans Because self-control is so important in living for and serving the Lord, even that great apostle, after many years of faithful, sacrificial service to his Lord, went on to say of himself, "Therefore, I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air; but I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly, after I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified 1Cor 9: Solomon had good advice for young men writing "Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, I have no delight in them.
Click studies on the related words sophron and sophronismos means literally to be of sound mind. To exercise self-control as one who has a "saved mind".
To think of one's self soberly.Professional development Planning (PDP) is a structured and supported process undertaken by an individual to reflect upon their own learning, performance and / or achievement and to plan for their personal, educational and career development.
In the interests of full disclosure, I’ll admit I’ve had this post in my drafts folder for some time now.
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