Elder Qualifications – Temperate

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach… 1 Timothy 3:2 (emphasis mine) Nēphalios (temperate) literally means wineless, or unmixed with wine.1 In a metaphorical sense, nēphalios means alert, watchful, vigilant, or clear-headed. That may be its primary sense in this passage. A leader [...]

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Prepare Your Mind for Action (The Mind Series, Part 10)

Consider the difference between being in the military reserves and being on active duty. In the reserves you can be called up for active duty, but until that time you continue to train to be ready in the event you are called up. If you are active duty you can be shipped anywhere in the [...]

By |2021-05-14T09:02:51-06:00May 19th, 2021|Blog, The Mind|Comments Off on Prepare Your Mind for Action (The Mind Series, Part 10)

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