Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

Bible References

Let these

1 Timothy 3:6
not a novice, lest being puffed up, he fall into judgment of the devil.
1 Timothy 5:22
Lay hands suddenly on no one, neither be partaker of the sins of others; keep thyself pure.
1 John 4:1
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Use

1 Timothy 3:13
For those that minister well purchase to themselves a good degree and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Acts 6:1
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, that their widows were neglected in the daily ministry.

Being

1 Timothy 3:2
It is expedient, therefore, that the bishop be blameless, the husband of only one wife, vigilant, temperate, of worldly affections mortified, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1 Corinthians 1:8
who shall also confirm that ye shall remain unimpeachable unto the end, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians 1:22
in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight
Titus 1:6
He who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children who can not be accused of dissoluteness, nor insubordinate.