Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;


Not given

Bible References

The deacons

Acts 6:3
Therefore, brethren, pick out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint to this duty.
Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons:


1 Timothy 3:4
He must manage his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity


Romans 3:13
"Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to practice deceit." "The poison of asps is under their lips."
James 3:10
From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be so.

Not given

1 Timothy 3:3
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.