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Deacon Qualifications

Deacon Qualifications

 The Work of a Deacon is to serve the church. QualificationsReverent, Respectful  (1 Tim 3:8) — a deacon serves in the ministry of Christ. Humility is necessary.Not Doubletongued  (1 Tim 3:8) — able to be truthful in all their activities. They're a consistent person wherever they are.Not Given to Much Wine   (1 Tim 3:8)  — disciplined in his personal life (i.e. alcohol). God commands kings and princes to abstain (leaders), wine is for the sick (Prov 31).Not Greedy for Dishonest Gain   (1 Tim 3:8)  — not seeking gain. Their priority must be service.  Hold the Mystery of Faith with a Clear Conscience   (1 Tim 3:9)  — able to hold onto the faith without compromise. Tested and Found Blameless   (1 Tim 3:10)  — they will be examined and held accountable.  Wife Reverent, Not a Gossiper/Slanderer, Self-Controlled, and Faithful  (1 Tim 3:11)Husband of One Wife   (1