1 Timothy 2:1
My desire is, first of all, that you will make requests and prayers and give praise for all men;
1 Timothy 2:2
For kings and all those in authority; so that we may have a calm and quiet life in all fear of God and serious behaviour.
1 Timothy 2:3
This is good and pleasing in the eyes of God our Saviour;
1 Timothy 2:4
Whose desire is that all men may have salvation and come to the knowledge of what is true.
Then again Jesus said to them, I am the light of the world; he who comes with me will not be walking in the dark but will have the light of life.
For I would not, for shame, make request to the king for a band of armed men and horsemen to give us help against those who might make attacks on us on the way: for we had said to the king, The hand of our God is on his servants for good, but his power and his wrath are against all those who are turned away from him.
1 Timothy 1:15
It is a true saying, in which all may put their faith, that Christ Jesus came into the world to give salvation to sinners, of whom I am the chief:
1 Timothy 1:16
But for this reason I was given mercy, so that in me, the chief of sinners, Jesus Christ might make clear all his mercy, as an example to those who in the future would have faith in him to eternal life.
He who has faith in me, out of his body, as the Writings have said, will come rivers of living water.
For Ezra had given his mind to learning the law of the Lord and doing it, and to teaching his rules and decisions in Israel.
And the responsible men of the Jews went on with their building, and did well, helped by the teaching of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah, the son of Iddo. They went on building till it was complete, in keeping with the word of the God of Israel, and the orders given by Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes, king of Persia.