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" This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. "
The Library of Original Sources: Early mediaeval age - Page 343
by Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...and holiness with sobriety. CHAP. III. ffow bishops &c. should be qualified. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...and charity, and holiness, with sobriety. CHAP. III. OF BISHOPS AND DEACONS. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given...
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Lectures on Ecclesiastical History

George Campbell - Church history - 1807 - 503 pages
...and from whom he drew a considerable stipend, or revenue. The apostle's maxim was a maxim no longer. "If a man " desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work." Many then desired the office of a bishop, if without absurdity we can say so, who desired no work at...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...ourselves disorderly among you. Ver. 9. We make ourselves an ensample to you to follow us. 1 Tim. iii. 1. If a man desire the office of a bishop he desireth a good work. Ver. 2. A. bishop must be blameless, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality. Ver....
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The family expositor: or, A paraphrase and version of the New Testament ...

Philip Doddridge, Andrew Kippis - Bible - 1807
...sermon. Then Mr. Watson of Leicester preached a discourse from 1 Timothy iiL 1. " This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work." After this, the call of the church was read by Mr. Norris of Welford; and when Mr. Doddridge had declared...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...continuance (of that sex, as well as the other) in faith, charity, and holiness with sobriety. III. 1 If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. If a man desire the office of public teaching and governing the Chnrch, he desireth a work, that is...
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Sermons on Important Subjects

Samuel Davies - Presbyterian Church - 1810 - 372 pages
...them die." AmenSERMON 78. THE OFFICE OF A BISHOP A GOOD WORK. / VIM. 111. \. This is a true saying, if a man desire the Office of a Bishop, he desireth a good work.\\ IT is agreeable to the common sense and common practice of mankind, that persons should be invested...
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Christ's Warning to the Churches, to Beware of False Prophets, who Come as ...

Joseph Lathrop - Clergy - 1811 - 117 pages
...must inquire into the qualifications of those who offer themselves to the work. Paul says to him, ' Jf a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, sober, of good behaviour, apt to teach, not given to wine, not a novice...
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The Christian Institutes;: Or, The Sincere Word of God. Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - Bible - 1812 - 328 pages
...before all the people, according as they have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law. () If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, as the steward of God ; vigilant, and of good behaviour, sober, just,...
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Explanatory notes upon the New Testament, Volume 2

John Wesley - 1813
...continue in faith, and love, and holiness, with sobriety. CHAP. III. 1. This if a faithful sayjng, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop therefore must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant; prudent, of good behaviour,...
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