Christians must be evervigilant.
Hymenaeus and Alexander were sincere believers whose faith ws “shipwrecked.”
Paul “handed them over to Satan” to teach them a lesson.
It is vital that believers not engage in sinful actions which require this level of intervention.
But many of us do, in fact, require a strong level of correction.
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Paul reminds Timothy to “fight the good fight” against Hymenaeus and Alexander.
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