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1 Timothy 4:2
by Don Costello  
5/09/2009 / Bible Studies


1 Timothy 4:2

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

1. "Speaking lies in hypocrisy"

a. speaking lies [5573 * pseudologos; pseudo-false; lego-to speak] [D.C. Note: to speak falsly.]

b. hypocrisy [5272 * hupokrisis] [Vines: primarily denotes a reply, an answer, play acting, as the actors spoke in dialogue, pretence.]

c. [NIV] "Such teachings come through hypocritical liars"

2. "having their conscience seared with a hot iron."

a. conscience [4893 * suneidesis] [Zodhiates: Conscience, to be one's own witness, one's own conscience coming forward as witnessto bear witness to one's own conduct in a moral sensethat faculty of the soul which distinguishes between right and wrong and prompts one to choose the former and avoid the latter.]

b. seared [2743 * kauteriazo] [Zodhiates: To cauterize, brand with a hot iron.]

c. [Vincent's Word Studies: Volume 4, pp. 244, 245. The metaphor is from the practice of branding slaves or criminals, the latter on the brow. These deceivers are not acting under delusion, but deliberately, and against their conscience.]

d. As Christians when we deliberately walk in sin, we harden our heart and lose our heart's sensitivity to hear the Holy Ghost speak to us. These teachers have long since lost that and now listen to devils and teach what they hear. Some of the doctrines they teach are shown in the next verse.


My name is Don Costello. Ever since I received Christ in November of 1976 I have had a passion to study and know God's word.My wife Melissa and I have 5 children.

My e-mail address is costello.don@gmail.com

I have a blog located at:
www.theophilus-loverofgodsword.blogspot.com/


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