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" A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous... "
The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ... - Page 41
1844
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Horę Paulinę, or The truth of the Scripture history of st. Paul evinced

William Paley - 1810
...in those who should be advanced to stations of authority in the church. ..• ..•-'. Y2 " A bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy ofjilthy. lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous, one that ruleth well his own house, having...
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The Confession of Faith: The Larger and Shorter Catechism with the Scripture ...

Church of Scotland - 1810 - 600 pages
...ground. Ver. 8. So they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly, — . 158. k 1 Tim. iii. 2. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Ver. 6. Not a novice, lest, being lifted up with pride, he fall into the condemnation of the devil....
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A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the ..., Volume 4

James Macknight - 1810
...greedy of • a«rrpo*a>&7, filthy lucre ; but patient, ** r • not a brawler, not cove- ""«** tous; 4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity ; 5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God;)...
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Gill's Complete Body of Practical and Doctrinal Divinity:: Being a System of ...

John Gill - 1810 - 608 pages
...of it, which might serve to countenance and continue it. A bishop or elder must be one that rulelb well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity, or reverence ol him. nl. There arc other qualifications, which respect his personal character, conduct,...
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The System of Doctrines: Contained in Divine Revelation, Explained ..., Volume 2

Samuel Hopkins - 1811
...Lord."* And no man who had a family could be an officer in the church unless he was " One that ruled well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity," even faithful or believing children.f 3. Since the faithful, prudent, and religious education of children,...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Horę Paulinę: the young Christian ...

William Paley - 1812
...qualifications required in those who should be advanced to stations of authority in the church. " A bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, net given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous,...
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A Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Containing an Historical Account ..., Volume 1

James Wood - 1813
...watch over, care for, and instruct the people. No man wae to be ad* mitted to the office, except he wae blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober,...to hospitality, apt to teach: not given to wine, no etriker, not I greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, 2 A not a brawler, nor covetous, 1 Tim Ш. Tit....
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The Confession of Faith, the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the ...

1813 - 542 pages
...persons from whom they come, are expressly mentioned'.) m 1 Tim. iii. 2. A bishop then must feei>kmeless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach. 2 Tim. iii. 16. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof,...
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The Larger Catechism

Alexander M'Leod - 1813 - 142 pages
...Lord with their faees to the ground. ^fc) 1 Ti'm. 3. 2. 6. A bishop, then, must be blameless. »-he husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teaeh ; Not a noviee, lest, being lifted up with pride, he fall into the eondemnation of the devil....
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: With an Introduction ...

1814 - 13 pages
...these things. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the offiee of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teaeh ; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy a She shall he saved, &e. The apostle's...
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