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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... "
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The Genesis Pursuit

Stephen John Spencer - 2006 - 556 pages
...Timothy 3:1-7 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; 3Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;...
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Secrets of the Ascended Life

Kelley Varner - 2006 - 147 pages
..."moderation, patient." Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand (Philippians 4:5). 121 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous (1 Timothy 3:3). Compare Titus 3:2. Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to...
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Yes We Can Be Perfect in Our Generation

Betty Champion - 2005 - 126 pages
...spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach; 1 Timothy 3:10 And let these also first be proved; then...
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Beyond the Pulpit, Beyond the Church

Thomas Webb - 2006 - 88 pages
...Preachers / This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desires a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy...
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Philip Melanchthon and the English Reformation

John Schofield - 2006 - 229 pages
...husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, hospitable, apt to teach; not given to much wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; governing his own house well, having children in subjection with all gravity (for if someone does not...
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A View from the Pew: The Church vs. Institution

Forrest Davis - 2006 - 392 pages
...that ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you into His kingdom and glory. 24. (1st Tim. 3:4) One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity. (Paul) 25. (Jer. 9:24) But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me,...
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The Genesis Pursuit

Stephen John Spencer - 2006 - 556 pages
...given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; 4One 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?) 6Not...
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First Things First: I'll Encourage Myself, Then I'll Encourage You

Billy Oatman - 2007 - 108 pages
...that maintain the ecclesiastical structure that supports a bishop must consecrate bishops that are "vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality,...filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous" (I Timothy 3:2-3). The bishop that does not meet these qualifications cannot only ruin his own local...
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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series, Volume VI Jerome

Philip Schaff - 2007 - 564 pages
...first is the following passage : " If a man desire the office of a bishop he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...hospitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no striker . . . but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruleth well his own house, having his children...
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Nicene and Post-nicene Fathers First Series, St.chrysostom: Homilies on ...

Philip Schaff - 2007 - 608 pages
...unseasonably smite the consciences of their brethren, it seems to be said with reference to them. " Not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient : not a brawler,...having his children in subjection with all gravity." If then " he who is married cares for the things of the world" (i Cor. vii. 33), and a Bishop ought...
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