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
I left you behind in Crete expressly to correct what defects there were, and to appoint elders in each town, as I directed you??6 men of irreproachable character, who have been married only once, whose children are Christians, free from any suspicion of profligacy or disobedience.
Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the devoted adherents of Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the superintendents and assistants;
1 Timothy 3:1
This is a trustworthy saying. Whoever aspires to the office of superintendent sets his heart on a fine work.

As

Matthew 24:45
"Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful slave whom his master put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
Luke 12:42
And the Master said, "Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful manager, whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
1 Corinthians 4:1
The right way for a man to think of us is as Christ's servants, and managers authorized to distribute the secret truths of God.
1 Peter 4:10
Whatever the endowment God has given you, use it in service to one another, like good dispensers of God's varied mercy.

Not selfwilled

2 Peter 2:10
especially those who yield to their physical nature and indulge in passions that defile them, and despise authority. Rash, headstrong men! They stand in no awe of majesty, but deride beings

Not soon

James 1:19
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to be angry,

Not given to wine

Titus 2:3
Teach the older women, too, to be reverent in their behavior, and not to gossip or be slaves of drink, but to be teachers of what is right,
Ephesians 5:18
Do not get drunk on wine, for that is profligacy, but be filled with the Spirit,
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious,

Not given to filthy

1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious,

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
Stop drinking nothing but water; take a little wine for the good of your digestion and for your frequent attacks of illness.