2 to Timothy, my true child in faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
3 As I exhorted you to stay at Ephesus when I was going into Macedonia, that you might charge certain men not to teach a different doctrine,
4 neither to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which cause disputes, rather than God's stewardship, which is in faith--
5 but the end of the charge is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and unfeigned faith;
6 from which things some, having missed the mark, have turned aside to vain talking;