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" This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. "
Early History of the Department of Massachusetts, G.A.R.: From 1866 to 1880 ... - Page 157
1895 - 453 pages
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Forty-five lectures on our Lord's sermon on the mount

John Everitt Good - Sermon on the mount - 1829 - 80 pages
...SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, YE SHALL IN NO CASE ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN." "Tms is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work."* But, if it be good, it is also responsible and laborious, and can only be properly performed by much...
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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1829 - 419 pages
...standing, and of such high honour and emolument, that it could have become a common adage, that " if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work;" many of the community having held that office in such a way as to render it necessary, in the election...
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Lectures on the Millennium. ...

Joseph Emerson - Millennium (Eschatology) - 1830 - 281 pages
...brethren you have often been able to witness from your own experience, that " this is a true saying, If any man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work." And have you not frequently upon the bended knees of your souls rendered most humble and hearty thanks...
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The correspondence and diary of Philip Doddridge, ed. by J.D. Humphreys

Philip Doddridge - 1830
...Watson, of Leicester, preached a suitable sermon from 1 Tim. iii. 1, ' This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.' After the sermon Mr. Norris, of-Welford, read the Call of the Church, of which I declared my Acceptance:...
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Correspondence and Diary, Volume 3

Philip Doddridge - 1830
...Watson, of Leicester, preached a suitable sermon from 1 Tim. iii. i, ' This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.' After the sermon Mr. Norris, of Welford, read the Call of the Church, of which I declared my Acceptance:...
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Letters on Missions

William Swan - Missions - 1830 - 280 pages
...before all others, feeling more powerfully the impulse of holy motives, more steadily resisting * " If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work," 1 Tim. iii. 1. The word desire occurs twice here ; but it is not the same word in the Greek in both...
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Theology - 1839
...great particularity the qualifications of ministers of the word. He says, " This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given...
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The commission and consequent duties of the clergy: in a series of ...

Hugh James Rose - Clergy - 1831 - 291 pages
...ministers. I do not consider all as forward, who seek to be overseers of the flock of Christ; for, ' if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.' But accept no candidate for this office, unless he ' be blameless, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour,'...
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The signs of the times, as denoted by fulfilment of historical predictions

Alexander Keith - 1832
...or that is worshipped, &c. After the apostle declared, (1 Tim. iii. 1,) This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work ; a bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, &c. ; — he looks forward prophetically to...
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Expository notes, with practical observations, on the New Testament, Volume 2

William Burkitt - 1832
...for public administration in the church of Gyd. Thus he speaks, ver. I. 'TPHIS is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work ; Observe here, 1. Our apostle acquaints Timothy with the dignity, honour, and excellency, of the sacred...
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