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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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Vindicię Ecclesię Anglicanę: Letters to Charles Butler, Esq. Comprising ...

Robert Southey - 1826 - 526 pages
...made in 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, rulingtheirchildren and their own...
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The religion of the Reformation as exhibited in the Thirty-nine articles of ...

Maria Stevens - 1826 - 513 pages
...demonstrate their diligence and zeal : " a bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife:" "one that x ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity :" " Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well."...
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Remains of the Rev. Richard Cecil

Richard Cecil - 1826 - 285 pages
...hearers will recollect enough of Scripture to tell you that you ought, like the Primitive Bishop, to be one, that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with att gravity : for if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the Church...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Volume 1

1827 - 499 pages
...sobriety. This is a true saying ; If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that rulethwell his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity ; (for if a man know not...
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The Constitution and Standards of the Associate-Reformed Church in North-America

1827 - 488 pages
...to the ground. So they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly. — 158. kl Tim. iii. 2, 6. A bishop, then, must be blameless, the husband of...behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ; not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride, ho fall into the condemnation of the devil. Eph. iv. 8 to...
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A tour in France, Savoy, northern Italy, Switzerland, Germany and the ...

Seth William Stevenson - 1827
...vigilant, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ; not gwen to wine, no striker, not greedy, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; one that ruleth well his own (1) 1 Ep. ». ver. * and 3. (2) St. Man. xv 9. (3) St. Matt xnii. T.«, 7, 8, «, M, 11, 14, and 25....
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, D.D.: With a Life by Dr. Kippis, Volume 9

Nathaniel Lardner - 1827
...grave, instead of that in the text. Among the qualifications of a bishop this is one, that " he rule well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity Likewise must the deacons be grave Likewise must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful...
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Religious Magazine: Or, Spirit of the Foreign Theological Journals ..., Volume 1

1828
...the worldling: lie should bo "vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler,...having his children in subjection with all gravity." Now, my dear, she who is one flesh with such a man, ought to be penetrated, like him, with the high...
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The Methodist Review

1828
...he should he " vigilant, sober, of good hehaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous,...having his children in subjection with all gravity." Now, my dear, she who is one flesh with such a man, ought to be penetrated, like him, with the high...
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The New Testament

1828
...qualified, kc. fl^HlS M a true saying, If a man i desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous...
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