But you know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he has served with me in the gospel.
I. TO YOUNGER MINISTERS to honour and reverence their ancients, and have them for an example.
II. TO YOUTHS to have proper regard to their elders (1 Timothy 5:1-2; Leviticus 19:32).
III. TO CHILDREN to obey their parents.
IV. TO SPIRITUAL CHILDREN in regard to those who have begotten them in the faith of Christ Jesus (Philemon 1:10; 1 Corinthians 4:15; Galatians 4:19).
(H. Airay, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.