What is the Role of a Bishop?

B i s h o p s

Considering the Leadership of

Atavist Biblical Churches Based on the Scriptures and 

Traditions of Christians Dating from the Beginning 

"This is a true saying: If a man desire the office of bishop, he desireth a good work.  A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt at teaching;  3 not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;  4 one who ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all dignity.  5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)  6 He must not be a novice in the faith, lest being lifted up with pride, he fall into the condemnation of the devil.  7 Moreover he must have a good reputation with those who are outsiders, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil" (1 Timothy 3:1-7). 

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