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1 Timothy 3 - NIV

Qualifications for Overseers and Deacons

1 Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task.




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Chris Appleby avatar
Leaders
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Jan, 2017
Summary: Leadership is no small thing, it’s not to be entered into lightly. But to be a leader is to desire a noble thing. Paul describes he qualifications of Christian leaders.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-16
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 21
Ron Freeman, Evangelist avatar
Paul's Charge To Timothy
Shared by: Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Dec, 2016
Summary: This lesson deals with Paul's charge to Timothy to remember the things that he had heard of Paul among many witnesses, and to commit them to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. This lesson silence the notion of evangelistic oversight.
Perry Greene avatar
On Fire with a Noble Desire
Shared by: Perry Greene on Nov, 2016
Summary: Serving as an elder/overseer/shepherd/pastor/bishop of a congregation is a noble task.
Ted J. Smith avatar
Godly Tools for Men
Shared by: Ted J. Smith on Jun, 2016
Summary: There’s something both comforting and encouraging about tools. Tools can empower a man to do things he might not otherwise try to tackle. So today I want to look at a few of the essential tools God has provided for us guys.
Jim Butcher avatar
“Three Ways To Run The Church”
Shared by: Jim Butcher on Feb, 2015
Summary: A look at the three primary church government structures.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 404
Ed Vasicek avatar
Elders, Deacons, and Deaconesses
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Feb, 2015
Summary: Although many church events and ministries are organized informally, God has appointed two kinds of official, recognized leadership for the local church: shepherds and servants, also known as Elders and Deacons (including deaconesses).
Dan Proctor avatar
How to Recognize a Spiritual Leader
Shared by: Dan Proctor on Nov, 2014
Summary: Let’s examine two characteristics of spiritual maturity that should be seen by fellow believers.
Series: 1 Timothy
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Denomination: Bible Church
Views: 684
Jason Smith avatar
The Organization Jesus Built
Shared by: Jason Smith on Sep, 2014
Summary: This is the second sermon in our "Jesus Built" Series. It examines the pattern that we have in scripture of the organization of Jesus church, universal and local,and talks about how changes in the organization lead to apostasy
Freddy Fritz avatar
Elders, Deacons, and the Congregation
Shared by: Freddy Fritz on Feb, 2014
Summary: This message highlights a few comments about elders, deacons, and the congregation.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 754
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
The Faithful Sayings in the Pastoral Epistles
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Sep, 2013
Summary: The "faithful sayings" are short succinct statements of belief, worthy of full acceptance by all. They are a trademark of the letters of Paul to Timothy and Titus.
Michael Stark avatar
Desiring a Noble Task
Shared by: Michael Stark on Aug, 2013
Summary: Those who seek eldership, provided they are motivated by divine call, desire a noble task.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 626
Gordon Weatherby avatar
"Identity Crisis: Who Is This Man Of God?"
Shared by: Gordon Weatherby on Jun, 2013
Summary: This is a sermon that deals with the role of Elders as the Spiritual leaders of the Church.
Series: 1 Timothy
based on 1 rating
Views: 1,260
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-6
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Nov, 2012
Summary: 6 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 261
Dean Rhine avatar
Passing the Test
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Nov, 2012
Summary: Passing the test
Series: 1 Timothy
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-14
Views: 681
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-5
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Oct, 2012
Summary: 5 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 589
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-4
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Sep, 2012
Summary: 4 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 165
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-3
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Sep, 2012
Summary: 3 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 121
Jimmy Haile avatar
A Faithful Saying-5
Shared by: Jimmy Haile on Aug, 2012
Summary: You preachers only work one day a week....Lol
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 867
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-2
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Aug, 2012
Summary: 2 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 385
Byron Sherman avatar
The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-1
Shared by: Byron Sherman on Jul, 2012
Summary: 1 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 834
Bret Bone avatar
Pastor Ordination Service
Shared by: Bret Bone on Mar, 2012
Summary: there are two different Greek words written here in this verse that hold great value to you…and your future Ministry…these two words are…aspires…and desires. By just speaking these two words aloud…they have very little significance. But when used to
based on 7 ratings
Views: 14,459
Michael Stark avatar
Diversity in the Church
Shared by: Michael Stark on Mar, 2012
Summary: Leadership in the congregation is to reflect the Lord’s choice rather than seeking diversity as defined in the world.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,306
Pat Damiani avatar
Seven Marks of a Biblical Elder - Part 1
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Feb, 2012
Summary: Biblical church leadership can only function effectively when the local church leaders fulfill the Biblical qualifications for leaders.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,408
Pat Damiani avatar
Seven Marks of a Biblical Elder - Part 2
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Feb, 2012
Summary: The requirements for Biblical elders should be something that every Christ follower strives for.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,213
Duane Smith avatar
Leadership Integrity
Shared by: Duane Smith on Apr, 2011
Summary: This message is meant to teach us the qualifications of pastors and deacons and what it could mean for our lives.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,259
Steve Shepherd avatar
A Noble Task
Shared by: Steve Shepherd on Mar, 2011
Summary: 1- The noble task of being an elder 2- The noble task of being a deacon 3- The noble task of being a leader’s wife
Series: I Timothy
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Views: 4,400
Noal  Atkinson avatar
New Year's Day
Shared by: Noal Atkinson on Jan, 2011
Summary: It is a noble thing to desire to be a Christian leader! By looking at the passage in timothy and seeing the steps it takes to be a good leader we all have a goal to aim for.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 432
Cameron Conway avatar
Do You Qualify
Shared by: Cameron Conway on Sep, 2010
Summary: What are our qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general? Are they freshly pressed suits and ties? Are they pieces of paper with a signed by a man 99.9% of people wouldn’t recognize. Is it the personal collection of bo
C. Philip Green avatar
Qualities of an Effective Leader
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Jul, 2010
Summary: To be an effective leader people can trust, we must be above reproach in our marriages, minds and manner.
Series: 1 Timothy
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-2
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 2,269
Daniel Austin avatar
Desire to Serve
Shared by: Daniel Austin on Mar, 2010
Summary: In these statements, Paul gave to Timothy, Titus, and now to us, principles which are true and dependable, truths upon which we can build our faith and our lives in Christ.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1
Views: 613