1 Timothy 3:1-4

3 Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task. 2 Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3 not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. 4 He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full[a] respect.

One response to “1 Timothy 3:1-4

  1. Manage his family and have obedient children. How wise. Why should a church entrust itself to someoene who can’t lead their family.

    A list of measures for an elder and a way for a flock to try their elder and compare him to God’s way.

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