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" 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 ; but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; holding fast the faithful... "
Christian doctrine and duty, a selection of Scripture passages [ed.] by J. M ... - Page 99
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The Evangelical Magazine, Volume 4

Missions - 1796 - 612 pages
...affirm, that the lives of few are more exactly modeled according to the apostolic direction. He was "blameless as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, npt given to filthy lucre ; but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate,...
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Precious truth

310 pages
...be " blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly. For a bishop must be blameless as the steward of God;...given to filthy lucre, but a lover of hospitality, [ie one ready to receive strangers and needy ones, ever seeking to minister to the helpless,] a lover...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 374 pages
...lucre ; 8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate ; g'HoIding fast the faithful word, as he hath been taught, that he may be able, by sound dodtrine, both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers. 10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers,...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1802 - 764 pages
...truth.' In the character of a Bishop, drawn by ttie same Apostle, he is described to be, ' holding forth the faithful ' word, as he hath been taught, that * he may be able by sound doctrine 1 both to exhort and to convince the ' gainsayers l2.' St. Peter also exhorts to the same effect :...
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The Works ...

William Smith - 1803 - 584 pages
...GentHetfuerinr, Unnm Uxorembabuerint, (et eaamista} Alttram duxcrint, in Sactrdettm non ctifrnJot putant. filthy Lucre, but a Lover of Hospitality, a Lover...Doctrine, both to exhort, and to convince the Gain-sayers; for there are many unruly and vain Talkers and Deceivers — especially they of the Circumcision, whose...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 3

1803 - 466 pages
...perhaps some faithful minister of th^e gospel will conclude the story by saying, that he was a bishop " blameless as the steward of God ; not self-willed,...a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate j bolding fast the faithful word as he had been taught, and that he was able, by sound doftrine, both...
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The Beauties of the Evangelical Magazine, Volume 1

Theology - 1803 - 516 pages
...blameless as, the steward of God, not self-willed, not given to u-ine, no striker, not given tojilthy lucre, but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good...temperate, holding fast the faithful •word, as he had been taught, that he might, be able, by sound doctrine, both to exhort, and convince gainsayers....
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The Portrait of Saint Paul: Or, The True Model for Christians and Pastors ...

John Fletcher - 1804 - 444 pages
...ideas from the writings of St. Paul, who thus addresses Titus upon the same subject : " A minister must be blameless, as the steward of God ; not self-willed,...holy, temperate : holding fast the faithful word, that he may be able, by sound doctrine, both to exhort and to convince, the gainsayers. He must use...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804 - 476 pages
...blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly: 7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God;...given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre: 8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate ; 9 Holding fast the...
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Letters Concerning the Constitution and Order of the Christian Ministry: As ...

Samuel Miller - Clergy - 1807 - 370 pages
...be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly. For a Bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God;...angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to flthy lucre, &c. Here the apostle, in directing Titus to ordain Elders, enjoins upon him to choose...
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