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Qualifications for Elders (Part 5)

In the past four issues of this publication, attention has been given to the positive qualifications for elders recorded in 1 Timothy 3 and in Titus 1. In the same … Continue reading

02/08/1983

Qualifications for Elders (Part 4)

GIVEN TO HOSPITALITY In the inspired list of qualifications for elders, Paul states in 1 Timothy 3:2 that a bishop must be “given to hospitality.” To Titus, (1:8), he used … Continue reading

02/07/1983

Qualifications for Elders (Part 3)

GOOD REPORT OF THEM WHICH ARE WITHOUT In recent issues, we have given attention to the biblical qualifications of elders. Another positive trait to be possessed is a good reputation. … Continue reading

01/06/1983

Qualifications for Elders (Part 2)

SOBER-MINDED, SELF-CONTROLLED 1 Tim.3:2 “vigilant, sober” (KJV); “Temperate, sober-minded” (ASV). Tit. 1:8 “sober…temperate” (KJV); “sober-minded…self-controlled” (ASV). The reader can easily see the similarities in the above words which are listed … Continue reading

02/05/1983

Qualification for Elders (Part 1)

The Holy Spirit has revealed some twenty qualifications for elders in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and in Titus 1:5-11. They have to do with the man’s personal character, his family life … Continue reading

01/04/1983

Elders in every Church

A very small percentage of congregations are fully and scripturally organised with elders and deacons, though it surely is the hope and dream for each one to be organised some … Continue reading

02/10/1982