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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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Selections from the Epistles, &c. of George Fox

George Fox - 1825 - 460 pages
...pure religion, let there be care taken, to prevent all these things. For such an one as cannot rule well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity, how can he take care of the church of God. 1 Tim. iii. Now, dear friends, consider old Eli's case,...
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The Whole Works of Robert Leighton, Archbishop of Glasgow: To ..., Volume 2

Robert Leighton, John Norman Pearson - 1825
...makes his own house exemplary. It is, you know, one special qualification of abishop and pastor, to be one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection ; for if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God? 1 Tim....
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - 1825 - 711 pages
...well as other apostles ? I Tim. iii. 2. a bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife. v. 4. one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection. Marriage, by its definition, is an union of the most intimate nature ; but not indissoluble or indivisible,*...
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Sermons and Tracts, Volume 1

Daniel Wilson - 1825
...• The Apostle, in the verses preceding the text, had described the true minister as one that ruled well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity. In opposition to these domestic circles, he then calls the assembly of the believers in Christ, the...
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The Works of John Owen, Volume 19

John Owen - 1826
...able by sound doctrine both to exhort and convince the gaiusayers. 1 Tim. iii, 2 — 7. ' A bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; ohe that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity ; (for if...
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 2

Pierre Bayle - 1826 - 438 pages
...particle. Neither do I mean the rigid exactness of those scru╗ 1 Epist. to Timothy, c. iii. v. 2. " A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach." pulous pedantic grammarians, who had rather spend three hours in mending a period, than let it pass...
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An historical and critical dictionary, selected and abridged, Volume 2

Pierre Bayle - 1826
...Neither do I mean the rigid exactness of those scru* 1 Epist. to Timothy, c. iii. v. 2. "A bishop theu must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach." 12 4 i*d rather span tian let it pas i 3źethod of acchr, as a man o: t _ ireer- ir * HAM, containin*...
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Select works, tr. by H. Cole

Martin Luther - 1826
...and why he calls it "a good work," is shown in what immediately follows: " For, (says he) a bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach," &c. As therefore, (the apostle would say,) these are the works of a bishop, he that desireth the office...
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Select Works of Martin Luther: An Offering to the Church of God in "the Last ...

Martin Luther - 1826
...and why he calls it "a good work," is shown in what immediately follows: " For, (says he) a bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach," &c. As therefore, (the apostle would say,) these are the works of a bishop, he that desireth the office...
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VindiciŠ EcclesiŠ AnglicanŠ: Letters to Charles Butler, Esq. Comprising ...

Robert Southey - 1826 - 526 pages
...the teeth of the Apostle Paul, who tells us that a Bishop must be " the husband of one wife, . . . one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity ;"f. ..who says, " Let the Deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own...
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