Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The older men are to be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.
2 Corinthians 7:8
For even if I made you sorry with my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret itfor I see that my letter hurt you, though only for a little while
1 Timothy 4:6
If you point out these things to the brethren, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the good doctrine which you have followed.
1 Timothy 5:7
Command these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.