Chapter 5

Here the apostle, I. Directs Timothy how to reprove, 1 Tim. 5:1, 2. II. Adverts to widows, both elder and younger, 1 Tim. 5:3-16. III. To elders, 1 Tim. 5:17-19. IV. Treats of public reproof, 1 Tim. 5:20. V. Gives a solemn charge concerning ordination, 1 Tim. 5:21, 22. VI. Refers to his health (1 Tim. 5:23), and states men’s sins to be very different in their effects, 1 Tim. 5:24, 25.