The soldier who is on active duty must lead an untangled life because if war suddenly breaks out, the soldier would be held down, unable to accomplish his task and effectively useless. The key verse is 2 Tim 2:1-4 with a focus on verses 3 and 4. “Entangles” is in the present tense with a passive voice—in other words, the affairs of life are acting on the soldier and he’s not actively entangling himself.

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