1 Timothy 3:5-7

5 (If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church?) 6 He must not be a recent convert, or he may become conceited and fall under the same judgment as the devil. 7 He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil’s trap.

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One response to “1 Timothy 3:5-7

  1. Satan attacks the church by attacking the elders. He fell to pride, and he ironically uses pride. The elders must be well thought of outside the church and not impede the work of Christ.

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