"Fight The Good Fight"

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Context: The writer, identified by some as Paul, by others as a pseudonymous writer using Paul's name, addresses a pastoral letter to Timothy, identified by some as Timothy, by others as a church official. Urging his fellow worker in Christ to preach the true doctrine, he states the redemptive power of Christ and relegates the Old Testament laws to the unrighteous. He declares Christianity to be the religion for all men and then describes the proper life of the bishop, the deacon, and the elder and the role of the Church. Condemning false teachers and the search after worldly wealth, he exhorts his friend to seek other things, to concentrate on faith and the unworldly life:

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But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

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