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Advice to Elders

December 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Serve your congregation as shepherds, following the gentle example of Jesus the Chief Shepherd (vv. 1-4).

Categories: 1 peter, elder

Qualities of an Elder

January 26, 2011 Leave a comment

In verses 5-9, Paul writes that an elder in the church should behave like an elder outside the church, too.

Categories: elder


November 26, 2009 Leave a comment

In 23:1-3, Josiah leaves nothing unclear.

National elders come together and listen to the Law.

This becomes their charge.

Categories: 2 Kings, elder, Josiah, law

Living Wage

April 8, 2009 Leave a comment

337/365: The Big MoneyImage by DavidDMuir via Flickr

According to Paul, serving God should not be equivalent to working for free.

Do workers in other industries have a right to quote verses 17-18 as evidence that they’re entitled to higher pay? I’m not sure.

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Categories: 1 timothy, bible, elder, Money
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