1 Timothy 3:1

This is a trustworthy saying. Whoever aspires to the office of superintendent sets his heart on a fine work.

Acts 20:28

Take care of yourselves and of the whole flock, of which the holy Spirit has made you guardians, and be shepherds of the church of God, which he got at the cost of his own life.

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the devoted adherents of Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the superintendents and assistants;

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the devoted adherents of Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the superintendents and assistants;

Acts 1:20

"For in the Book of Psalms it is written, 'Let his estate be desolate, with no one to live on it,' and 'Let someone else take his position.'

Titus 1:7

For as God's overseer a superintendent must be irreproachable, not arrogant or quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious or addicted to dishonest gain,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

1 Peter 2:25

For you were astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

Luke 15:10

In just that way, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one sinful person who repents!"

Romans 11:13

But it is to you who are of the heathen that I am speaking. So far then as I am an apostle to the heathen, I make the most of my ministry,

Ephesians 4:12

in order to fit his people for the work of service, for building the body of Christ,

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Timothy 3:2-7

A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;

1 Timothy 4:9

This is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance.

2 Timothy 2:11

How true those words are! "If we have died with him, we will live with him!

Titus 3:8

This is a trustworthy teaching, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who believe in God may make it their business to do good. All this is right and beneficial to mankind.

Hebrews 12:15

Be careful that no one fails to gain God's favor, or some poisonous root may come up to trouble and contaminate you all??16 some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his very birthright for one single meal.

James 5:19-20

My brothers, if any one of you is led astray from the truth, and someone brings him back,

1 Peter 4:15

For no one of you must suffer as a murderer or thief or criminal or revolutionist,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Bible References

Is a

1 Timothy 1:15
It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,
1 Timothy 4:9
This is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance.
2 Timothy 2:11
How true those words are! "If we have died with him, we will live with him!
Titus 3:8
This is a trustworthy teaching, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who believe in God may make it their business to do good. All this is right and beneficial to mankind.

The office

1 Timothy 3:2
A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;
Acts 1:20
"For in the Book of Psalms it is written, 'Let his estate be desolate, with no one to live on it,' and 'Let someone else take his position.'
Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the devoted adherents of Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the superintendents and assistants;
Titus 1:7
For as God's overseer a superintendent must be irreproachable, not arrogant or quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious or addicted to dishonest gain,
1 Peter 2:25
For you were astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

Desireth

Luke 15:10
In just that way, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one sinful person who repents!"
Romans 11:13
But it is to you who are of the heathen that I am speaking. So far then as I am an apostle to the heathen, I make the most of my ministry,
Ephesians 4:12
in order to fit his people for the work of service, for building the body of Christ,
1 Thessalonians 5:14
We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.
James 5:19
My brothers, if any one of you is led astray from the truth, and someone brings him back,