1 Timothy 3:8; 1 Peter 5:2

Qualifications for Deacons

iDeacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued,1 jnot addicted to much wine, knot greedy for dishonest gain.

oshepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,1 pnot under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;2 qnot for shameful gain, but eagerly;