6 If you instruct the brethren in these things, you will be a good minister of Jesus Christ, dnourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which you have carefully followed. 7 But ereject profane and old wives’ fables, and fexercise yourself toward godliness. 8 For gbodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things, hhaving promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. 9 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance. 10 For to this end 3we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, iwho is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. 11 These things command and teach.
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