Beloved, this post written so long ago has been edited and updated by me as a rebuke against the apostasy within the visible church. Praise God for His remnant who are ever faithful to Him. Amen!
Why is there so much division within the Christian church today? In large part it is due to so-called Christian leaders ignoring the Bible which gives God’s delineation of His church. When Paul wrote to Timothy about church leadership the Holy Spirit gave a very detailed list of attributes and malfeasance in 1 Timothy 3:1-16. Conduct is crucial when considering the leaders of the Christian church and many do not measure up to the standard of God’s Word.
1 This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop he desires a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; 3 not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous; 4 one who rules his own house well, having his children in submission will all reverence…
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