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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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Now a Word from Titus

For this reason I left you in Crete, that you might set in order what remains, and appoint elders in every city as I directed you. Titus 1:3 There was some unfinished business in Crete, some untidiness. No lines of … 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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