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3:2 The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;
3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
3:4 one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;
3:6 not a novice, to avoid being puffed up and falling into the condemnation of the devil.
3:7 Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.
3:9 holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
3:10 Let them also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons, if they are blameless.
3:12 Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
3:13 For those who have served well as deacons gain to themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
3:14 These things I write to you, hoping to come to you shortly;
3:16 Without controversy, the mystery of godliness is great: God was revealed in the flesh, Justified in the spirit, Seen by angels, Preached among the nations, Believed on in the world, And received up in glory.