Tag Archives: 1 Timothy 3

The Mystery

The word “mystery” appears, in some form, 27 times in the KJV New Testament.  Some might wonder, if the Bible is a “mystery” can anyone understand it?  I believe this misses how this word is commonly used in the New Testament.  … Continue reading

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Qualifications of Deacons

The term “deacon” refers to “one who executes the commands of another… a servant, attendant, minister” (Thayer).  Elders, also called Bishops or overseers, oversee the local church; Deacons are their special helpers to whom they delegate certain tasks. Let us … Continue reading

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Qualifications of Elders

They’re called by three different terms.  These terms are descriptive of the nature and work of those men.  (1) Elders/Presbyters (Acts 11:30; 14:23; 15:2; 15:4; 15:6; 15:22; 15:23; 16:4; 20:17; 21:18; 1 Tim. 4:14; 5:17; 5:19; Titus 1:5; James 5:14; … Continue reading

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Role of Women (part 1)

What Women May Do?             Let us start by stating that we do not wish to leave the impression that a woman can’t do anything.  The fact is there are many things that a woman may and even should be … Continue reading

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