I Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Paul writes Timothy to tell him how to act among the congregation. Timothy, you need to know that the church is the house of God. It is God’s people come together to learn. It is the place that shares the truth. It is the pillar and ground of the truth.
The church is the pillar of the truth. The word is used figuratively. It gives the idea of supporting, sustaining, upholding the truth. The ground speaks of the church providing a firm base for the truth.
That means Timothy better learn the truth. He better learn how to teach the truth. He better teach the truth correctly. We have an essential job to do. We need to realize the supreme importance of the church. It is the place where you can come and learn the truth. You can learn what the Word of God says. It is the very Word of God. It is the truth.
What is your attitude toward the Bible? How much time do you spend poring over its contents seeking the truth? Now let’s learn it and teach it.
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