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 soon

Not given to filthy

General references

Bible References

A bishop

Titus 1:5
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you might straighten out what was left unfinished, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you,
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 3:1
It is a trustworthy saying: if any one aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.

As

Matthew 24:45
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
1 Corinthians 4:1
This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Peter 4:10
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of God's varied grace.

Not selfwilled

2 Peter 2:10
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desire and despise authority. Bold and willful, they are not afraid to revile the glorious ones,

Not soon

James 1:19
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger,

Not given to wine

Titus 2:3
The older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not to be slanderers or slaves to much wine, but they are to teach what is good,
Ephesians 5:18
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

Not given to filthy

1 Timothy 3:3
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God that is under your care, serving as overseersnot under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.