Leading Servants In Christ's Church
- Deacons are leading servants in Christ's Church. 1 Timothy 3:8
- Deacons meet needs according to God's Word, support the ministry of God's Word and unify the church around God's Word. Acts 6:1-7
- A man must be qualified to serve as a deacon.
- He must be worthy of respect. 1 Timothy 3:8
- He must be consistent in speech. 1 Timothy 3:8
- He must have balanced judgment and self-control. 1 Timothy 3:8
- He must not seek personal gain in questionable ways. 1 Timothy 3:8
- He must live in harmony with the Bible. 1 Timothy 3:9
- He must have a godly wife. 1 Timothy 3:11
- She must be worthy of respect.
- She must control her tongue.
- She must have balanced judgment and self-control.
- She must be dependable.
- He must be faithful and true to his wife. 1 Timothy 3:12
- He must be a good manager of his home. 1 Timothy 3:12
- He must be tested and proven capable and faithful. 1 Timothy 3:10
- Deacons who serve well obtain a high standing and great confidence in the faith. 1 Timothy 3:13
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