Re: 'Bishops'

Bruce Terry (
Fri, 29 Mar 1996 18:56:25 CST

On Fri, 29 Mar 1996, Glenn Wooden wrote in response to Bernard Taylor:

>> The issue relates only to bishops,
>> not to deacons for instance, so it could be that for this particular
>> group (alone) a "higher" standard/state is sought, perhaps dating to a
>> time when more (rather than the current, less!) was expected of leaders.
>> Thus this would be in contrast to the others.
>The expression "one woman man" may be limited to bishops, but the
>term "one man woman" is used as a qualification for the widows who
>may receive help from the other believers.

Strange! In my Greek Testament, 1 Tim. 3:12 reads:


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