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Sermons on Episkopos

“The Marks of a Pastor, Part 1” 1 Timothy 3:1-3

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 3:1-3 “The Marks of a Pastor, Part 1” Theme/Big Idea: Local church overseers lives must exhibit marks. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Brothers, stretch forth for the office of overseer for the good of the church and the glory of God. Outline: (1) Church Structure is Really Important (1 Timothy 3:1) – pursuing the regulative principle in church…

“Elders – A Brief Overview” 1 Timothy 3:1-7

Theme: God gives biblical local churches the gift of elders.
Aim: Pray that God would give us the gift of qualified elders.
(1) Ministry of the Word and Prayer (Acts 6:1-7)
(2) Plurality (Acts 14:23; 15:4, 6; 16:4; 20:17; Phil. 1:1; Titus 1:5; James 5:14)
(3) Qualified (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9)
(4) To an End (Ephesians 4:11-14; Acts 6:7)