15. in his times--Greek, "His own [fitting] times" ( Acts 1:7). A word to servants. the pastoral epistles of paul the apostle to timothy and titus commentary by a. r. fausset chapter 6 1ti 6:1-21.exhortations as to distinctions of civil rank; the duty of slaves, in opposition to the false teachings of gain-seekers; timothy's pursuit is to be godliness, which is an everlasting possession: solemn adjuration to do so against christ's coming; charge to be given to the rich. Let as many bondservants as are under the yoke count their own masters 1 Timothy 1:1-5 ; 1 Timothy 1:6-17 ; 1 Timothy 1:18-20 ; 1 Timothy 2 ; 1 Timothy 3:1-7 ; 1 Timothy 3:8-16 ; 1 Timothy 4:1-11 Sample Illustration on 1 Timothy 4:5 - A mom had invited some people to dinner. 1. 1 Timothy 1:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Timothy 1:6, NIV: "Some have departed from these and have turned to meaningless talk." Riches and Godliness A. (1Ti 6:1) A word to slaves in general. The fact has in all ages of the Church been certain, the time as uncertain to Paul, as it is to us; hence, 1 Timothy 6:15, he says, "in HIs times":the Church's true attitude is that of continual expectation of her Lord's return ( 1 Corinthians 1:8, Philippians 1:6 Philippians 1:10).