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  • Special Servants

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,170 views

    A study of Deacons: Definition, Divine Order, and Designation.

    Special Servants 1 Timothy 3:8–13 INTRODUCTION • Last week (insert names) was set before you a deacon. • What an exciting time! To see a church grow spiritually. • Elders have asked me to speak on this subject. MAIN BODY I. Definition A. Our English work for Deacon is translated from the Greek ...read more

  • The Work Of Deacons

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 10, 2003
    based on 144 ratings
     | 11,164 views

    The duties, qualifications, rewards of the Deacon.

    The work of a Deacon I Tim. 3:8-13 INTRO.: In God’s Kingdom, spiritual things and the spirit itself are of supreme importance. But, we live in a material world and, from a practical point of view, it is impossible to express ourselves in spiritual words or address spiritual matters without dealing ...read more

  • Deacons: God's Ministering Servants

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 8,619 views

    Learning what God wants from deacons.

    Title: DEACONS: God’s Ministering Servants Text: Acts 6:1-6, Philippians 1:1, 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Introduction: God is the God of organization and structure. ‒ It is seen in the universe around us. ‒ It is seen in nature. ‒ The human body itself is so structured. ‒ The ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Deacons

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 174 ratings
     | 18,275 views

    A message concerning the calling and responsibilities of Deacons.

    The Qualifications of a Deacon July 13, 2003 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Sunday AM Intro: “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” Setting: The Ephesian church had been blessed w/ great leadership. Acts 20 tells us it was founded by Paul who later turned it over to Timothy. During his time in Ephesus, ...read more

  • God's Special Servants: Deacons

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 126 ratings
     | 14,522 views

    Appointing Deacons reminds us of the challenges God has given to all of us to follow Christ closely and work for his cause.

    God’s Special Servants: Deacons I found this interesting illustration that is appropriate to today’s celebration of our new deacons… **Bruce Larson, in his book "Wind and Fire," points out some interesting facts about Sandhill Cranes: He says: These large birds, who fly great distances across ...read more

  • Paul's Teaching On Women In 1 Timothy And 1 Corinthians Series

    Contributed by Daniel Korol on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 135 ratings
     | 10,988 views

    Women have been a Silenced Majority in the Church;What does the bible really teach us?

    Paul's teaching on women in 1 timothy and 1 corinthians By Daniel Korol(based on teaching's by Judy Smith and Dr. David Hamilton) I. BACKGROUND. Judaism, Greek and Roman Culture. A. Women in the Old Testament The Old Testament gives us glimpses into the role of women which is a much ...read more

  • The Ministry Of The Deacon

    Contributed by Gerald Cornelius on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 256 ratings
     | 17,161 views

    What scripture says about the role of deacon.

    THE MINISTRY OF THE DEACON TEXT: ACTS 6;1-6, I TIMOTHY 3:8-13 Introduction Let’s begin with a question. Is the deacon ministry necessary and valid in today’s church? A fellow pastor in another state said that he didn’t have deacons in his church and would not permit the church to ordain any ...read more

  • Why Have The Office Of A Deacon? A Biblical View

    Contributed by Joel Carwile on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,807 views

    Looking at the Office of a deacon from a biblical perspective.

    Why Have the Office of a Deacon? A Biblical View 13 For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. 1 Tim 3:13 1 Timothy 3: 8-13 Greek word: diakonos {dee-ak’-on-os} Vine’s Word(s): Deacon, ...read more

  • Are You Qualified To Serve? Series

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on May 24, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,876 views

    What are the qualifications of a leader and those that follow and support those that take on that responsibility? The Scripture is clear and the authority that is given to those who lead is from God.

    Sermon Title: Are You Qualified to Serve? [5 of ] Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-16 Wesleyan Community Church Terry, Mississippi Sunday Morning – May 26, 2002 Scripture Introduction: As we prepare to read this mornings text, we need to consider that Paul is writing to his favorite pupil. Paul is ...read more

  • Character Still Does Count Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 8,875 views

    Character among our church leaders and those who serve in ministry gives the church credibility to share the good news of Christ with others.

    Church attendance on the Sunday after the September 11 attacks rose by 6% nationwide. However, seven weeks later, pollsters tell us that church attendance has settled back to the same level it was before the terrorist attacks. Just by way of contrast, the Sunday after President Kennedy was ...read more

  • Deacons: Servants Of The Church

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 8,462 views

    Thesis: Deacons are spiritual leaders who share a concern for the needs of the church with the elders and work under their guidance.

    Thesis: Deacons are spiritual leaders who share a concern for the needs of the church with the elders and work under their guidance. Intro.: 1. Earlier this year this congregation appointed its first group of elders. a. Watershed event in our history. b. Reflective of our desire to imitate the ...read more

  • Serving The Church Of God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,160 views

    SERVING THE CHURCH OF GOD IN THE PRIVILEGED ROLE OF DEACON ALSO REQUIRES MEN OF PROVEN CHARACTER AND RESPECTABLE FAMILIES

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR DEACONS -- MEN OF DIGNITY BIG IDEA: SERVING THE CHURCH OF GOD IN THE PRIVILEGED ROLE OF DEACON ALSO REQUIRES MEN OF PROVEN CHARACTER AND RESPECTABLE FAMILIES INTRODUCTION: Wiersbe: "The first deacons were appointed to be assistants to the apostles. In a local church today ...read more

  • Character Counts Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,272 views

    Third in a series from 1 Timothy. This message deals with the qualifications for church leaders.

    Read 1 Timothy 3:1-12 The following is a confidential report on several candidates being considered for positions of church leadership. Adam: Good man but problems with his wife. Also one reference told of how his wife and he enjoy walking nude in the woods. Noah: Former pastorate of 120 years ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Leadership In The Church

    Contributed by W F on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,210 views

    Everything rises or falls on leadership. The qualifications of leadership in the church

    INTRODUCTION In many respects the appointment of leaders within a church can be perceived to be the dry, boring mechanics of how a church operates. But I want you to hear this. “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” The success of any organisation – including the church – is directly related ...read more

  • The Marks Of Maturity: A Leadership Checklist Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 9,240 views

    Spiritual growth and maturity is often accelerated under difficult circumstances. In Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians (see 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10), he describes what spiritual growth looks like in the midst of “severe suffering.”

    1 Timothy: Doing Church God’s Way North Coast Church Message #4 July 29-30, 2006 Dr. Larry Osborne The Marks of ...read more