The “skeptical audience” to whom Alok Jha refers is those people who are skeptical of a materialistic explaination of the universe.
Christopher Potter’s reply is fascinating and correlates strongly to John 1:1-18.
Image via WikipediaIn verses 3-4, Paul emphasizes Timothy‘s charge to emphasize what shouldn’t be taught.
This is surprising. I’d have expected Paul to lead with a statement of what Timothy should be teaching.
There is great value in restraining wrong thinking. At times, it can be more urgent than implementing right thinking.