Some of the “trustworthy men” of St. Paul’s letters are the
great Fathers and Doctors of the history of the Church.
2 Timothy 2:2
And what you heard from me through many witnesses
to faithful people
who will have the ability to teach
others as well.
. . .
(hold) fast to the true message as taught
so that he will
be able both to exhort with sound doctrine and to refute opponents.
1 Corinthians 11:23
from the Lord what I also
to you . . .