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Qualifications for a deacon. 1 Timothy 3:8-13.


Paul started this third section of his letter to Timothy discussing the qualifications for a Pastor; depending on the translation, you might see terminologies such as an overseer or a shepherd. I am surprised anyone qualifies, as we are all … Continue reading

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Anyone whose goal is to serve. 1 Timothy 3:1-7


We closed out chapter two with Paul saying, “I have been chosen as a preacher and apostle to teach the Gentiles this message about faith and truth. I’m not exaggerating—just telling the truth.”  While learning about faith and truth is … Continue reading

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A quick study on False Teachers. 2 Peter 2:1-3


I have had an up close and personal relationship with a false teacher for some time now. As usual, the Holy Spirit prompts me to see that far too many of us have to deal with people like this. Why … Continue reading

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