One caution revolves around the use of parts of 1st and 2nd Timothy
to justify subjugation of women and structures of enslavement.
1, 10 LIFE without Jesus Christ would be like a world without spring, summer and autumn.
The Pastoral Epistles, especially 1st and 2nd Timothy
and Titus, reveal the ambivalent position of celibate women in the church community.
"I often turn to Scripture for inspiration, to keep the faith and to stay and fight, so for me it's 2nd Timothy
-- for God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind," Warren said to some applause.
2,3 COURAGE is the thing, said JM Barrie.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (2nd Timothy