Neither be partakers of other men’s sins. Keep thyself pure.

That is how I memorized First Timothy 5:22 in the old King James Bible. The meaning of the verse was not lost. Just because everyone else is doing it, doesn’t mean you should do it. Place your personal purity ahead of personal relationships, social acceptance or ambition. Here is the entire verse from three other English versions:  MEV (Modern English Version)  NIV (New International Version)  The Message  Do not lay hands suddenly on anyone, and do not partake of other men’s sins. Keep yourself pure.   Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share […]