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CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY with BLADERUNNER, LORI BOLINGER and BILLY EVMUR => Theology With Lori Bolinger (CLICK HERE) => Topic started by: Lori Bolinger on December 05, 2019, 09:25:12 am

Title: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: Lori Bolinger on December 05, 2019, 09:25:12 am
In my studies this AM I came across a curious verse....I Timothy 6:11 says....11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

The curious thing to me is that both righteousness and godliness are listed...what is the difference between the two? In my mind the rest of the verse is self explanatory so please don't get hung up on trying to explain to me something that is not being asked.
Title: Re: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: patrick jane on December 05, 2019, 03:37:56 pm
In my studies this AM I came across a curious verse....I Timothy 6:11 says....11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

The curious thing to me is that both righteousness and godliness are listed...what is the difference between the two? In my mind the rest of the verse is self explanatory so please don't get hung up on trying to explain to me something that is not being asked.
Interesting, as I kind of equate the two. That is a case for studying the original Hebrew and Greek from the earliest manuscripts. I personally don't think that I can achieve godliness OR righteousness here on earth. I may have times and moments when my heart is pure and I am acting righteously and godly but not 100% of the time. I'm only righteous in God's eyes because of Jesus Christ.
Title: Re: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: Lori Bolinger on December 06, 2019, 08:31:48 am
Brian is much better at word study than I am so I asked him to look into it for me....hopefully this weekend he will have time
Title: Re: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: Bladerunner on December 09, 2019, 07:29:32 pm
In my studies this AM I came across a curious verse....I Timothy 6:11 says....11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

The curious thing to me is that both righteousness and godliness are listed...what is the difference between the two? In my mind the rest of the verse is self explanatory so please don't get hung up on trying to explain to me something that is not being asked.
Interesting, as I kind of equate the two. That is a case for studying the original Hebrew and Greek from the earliest manuscripts. I personally don't think that I can achieve godliness OR righteousness here on earth. I may have times and moments when my heart is pure and I am acting righteously and godly but not 100% of the time. I'm only righteous in God's eyes because of Jesus Christ.

A study of the Bible shows: "Righteousness =  integrity, virtue, purity of life, uprightness, correctness in thinking, feeling, and acting in the following passages: Matthew 3:15; Matthew 5:6, 10, 20; Matthew 6:1 G L T Tr WH; Acts 13:10; Acts 24:25; Romans 6:13, 16, 18-20"   (1) Thayers Greek Lexicon

tomorrow....godliness

Blade

Title: Re: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: Lori Bolinger on December 10, 2019, 10:55:02 am
Yep I found that too....what I am currently thinking as I wait for Brian to do a more in depth word study is that righteousness is our standing, thus is more of an inward focus whereas Godliness is about being in awe and fear of God thus a more outward focus.
Title: Re: A curious, what do you think?
Post by: Bladerunner on December 10, 2019, 06:54:48 pm
Yep I found that too....what I am currently thinking as I wait for Brian to do a more in depth word study is that righteousness is our standing, thus is more of an inward focus whereas Godliness is about being in awe and fear of God thus a more outward focus.

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