Titus 1:7

For a bishop ought to be irreproachable, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not irritable, not addicted to wine, not quarrelsome, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?

2 Peter 2:10

especially such as walk after the flesh in the eager pursuit of defilement, and despise government. Daring, self-sufficient, they tremble not at dignities, railing against them.

2 Peter 2:10

especially such as walk after the flesh in the eager pursuit of defilement, and despise government. Daring, self-sufficient, they tremble not at dignities, railing against them.

2 Peter 2:10

especially such as walk after the flesh in the eager pursuit of defilement, and despise government. Daring, self-sufficient, they tremble not at dignities, railing against them.

Ephesians 5:18

And be not drunk with wine, in which there is sottishness, but be filled with the Spirit;

1 Peter 4:10

Let every one, according as he hath received a gift, minister it to others, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2-5

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2-12

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

1 Peter 5:2

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

Matthew 24:45

Who then is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?

1 Corinthians 4:1-2

LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Philippians 1:1

PAUL and Timothy, servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:

1 Timothy 3:1-13

IT is a true saying, If a man seeks the office of a bishop, he desireth a laudable employment.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And a servant of the Lord ought not to quarrel; but to be gentle to all men, apt to teach, forbearing,

Titus 1:5

For this purpose I left thee behind me at Crete, that thou mightest direct the regulations which remained to be executed, and that thou shouldest appoint presbyters in every city, as I charged thee to do:

Titus 2:3

That the elder women also be sacredly becoming in their behaviour, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of propriety;

Titus 2:3-20

That the elder women also be sacredly becoming in their behaviour, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of propriety;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

Not selfwilled

Not given to filthy

General references

Bible References

A bishop

Titus 1:5
For this purpose I left thee behind me at Crete, that thou mightest direct the regulations which remained to be executed, and that thou shouldest appoint presbyters in every city, as I charged thee to do:
Philippians 1:1
PAUL and Timothy, servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
1 Timothy 3:1
IT is a true saying, If a man seeks the office of a bishop, he desireth a laudable employment.

As

Matthew 24:45
Who then is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?
1 Corinthians 4:1
LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Peter 4:10
Let every one, according as he hath received a gift, minister it to others, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

Not selfwilled

2 Peter 2:10
especially such as walk after the flesh in the eager pursuit of defilement, and despise government. Daring, self-sufficient, they tremble not at dignities, railing against them.

Not given to wine

Titus 2:3
That the elder women also be sacredly becoming in their behaviour, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of propriety;
Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, in which there is sottishness, but be filled with the Spirit;
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine, not using hard words or blows, not greedy of base gain; but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;

Not given to filthy

1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine, not using hard words or blows, not greedy of base gain; but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;
1 Peter 5:2
feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
confine thyself no longer to water-drinking; but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake, and thy frequent indispositions.