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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
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
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