Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
1 Timothy 1:15
Faithful the word, and worthy of all acceptance, for Christ Jesus came into the world to save the sinful; of whom I am first.
1 Timothy 4:9
Faithful the word, and worthy of all acceptance.
2 Timothy 2:11
Faithful the word: For if we died together, we shall also live together:
Faithful the word, and I wish for thee to be assured of these things, that they having believed God might turn their thoughts to excel in good works. These things are good and profitable to men.
1 Timothy 3:2
Therefore an overseer must be irreprehensible, husband of one wife, sober, of sound mind, well arranged, hospitable, giving instruction;
For it has been written, in the book of Psalms, Let his country-house be a desert, and let none be dwelling in it: and his inspection may another take.
Paul and Timotheus, servants of Jesus Christ, to all the holy in Christ Jesus at Philippi, with the overseers and servants:
For a bishop must be irreproachable, as steward of God; not self-sufficient, not prone to anger, not intemperate, not a striker, not occupied in sordid gain.
1 Peter 2:25
For ye were as sheep going astray; but now have turned about to the Shepherd and inspector of your souls.
The fruit of the just a tree of life; and he taking souls is wise.
So, I say to you, joy is in heaven before the messengers of God for one sinful changing the mind.
(For I speak to you the nations, inasmuch as truly I am the sent of the nations, I highly value my service:
For the adjusting of the holy, for the work of the service, for the building up of the body of Christ:
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we beseech you, brethren, remind the disorderly, encourage the timid, sustain the weak, and be slow to anger to all.
Brethren, if any among you be led astray from the truth, and any should turn him back;