Monday, March 23, 2009

Qualifications of an Overseer (Elder)

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Worthy goal
  1. Above reproach
  2. Monogamous
  3. Temperate
  4. Prudent
  5. Respectable
  6. Hospitable
  7. Able to teach
  8. Not a lush
  9. Gentle
  10. Peaceable
  11. Not in love with money
  12. Manages household well
  13. Children are well-behaved
    1. Leadership starts in the home, not the church
  14. Experienced Christian
    1. Not conceited
    2. Avoid devil's condemnation
  15. Good secular reputation
    1. Not fall into reproach
    2. Avoid the snare of the devil
Based upon the NASV

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1 comment:

  1. No, I don't understand the choice of picture, either!

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