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Elder Statesmen

5 Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed, 2 shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, Hot

3not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money. 1 Timothy 3:3 Pugnacious means “striker.” I think of an enraged King Saul trying to pin David to the wall with his spear. Then there’s Peter … Continue reading

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Initial Thoughts on Church Leadership–1 Timothy 3:1-13

 1It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do. 2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able … Continue reading

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