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 is the saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief;
1 Timothy 4:9
Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptance.
2 Timothy 2:11
Faithful is the saying; for, if we died with Him, we shall also live with Him;
Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things I will that you affirm confidently, that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men.
1 Timothy 3:2
It is needful, therefore, that the bishop be irreproachable, a husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, hospitable, apt to teach,
For it has been written in a book of Psalms, 'Let his habitation become desolate, and let no one dwell in it.' And, 'His charge, let another take.'
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not a striker, not greedy of base gain;
1 Peter 2:25
For, as sheep, ye were going astray; but now ye returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
So, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents."
But I am speaking to you gentiles. Inasmuch, indeed, then, as I am an apostle of the gentiles, I glorify my ministry;
with a view to the perfecting of the saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the body of Christ;
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be long-suffering toward all.
My brethren, if anyone among you be led astray from the truth, and one convert him;