This passage teaches Christians about the proper principles that guide faithful Christian service.
This passage provides Christians with the guidelines for proper gospel-centered service. Christians who aim to please God will remain focused on the four principles given in verses 6-8.
This passage provides Christians with clarity on the reality of apostasy. In understanding where, how, and why apostasy happens helps Christians protect the integrity of the local church.
In this passage, God gives an explanation for why people walk away from the faith (apostasy).
This passage provides the two foundational truths that bind Christians together in their service to the Lord. Christian service must be rooted in our shared Gospel behavior and Gospel beliefs
This passage provides the church with the proper character qualifications for the office of deacon
Today, we’ll consider how the overseer sets an example to the flock for healthy interpersonal relationships (vv. 4-7). This section indicates that godliness manifests itself in more than just personal life, but also in how we relate to others.
This text continues to provide churches with the proper biblical qualifications for the office of overseer. These qualifications are important because they strengthen the church and exemplify the faith to the members. Outline I. The Overseer’s Desire (v.1) II. The Overseer’s Godly Character (vv. 2-3) III. The Overseer’s Relationship with Others (vv. 4-7)
This passage provides churches with biblical qualifications for church elders. These qualifications focus on the man’s character as an example to the entire congregation for mature Christian living.