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More Instruction Concerning Elders

We will be looking at two other passages that emphasize the qualifications of elders. Our texts this week will be: 1 Timothy 3:1-7 & Titus 1:5-9
Consider the following outline:
1. The call of the elder
2. The qualifications of the elder
a) General and household
b) Negative (Not this)
c) Positive (But this)
d) Special gift – able to teach
e) Two particular warnings (1 Tim 3:6-7)
3. The ministry of the elder
a) Teaching refuting errors in doctrine and life
b) As a father with his children (1 Thessalonians 2:7-12)