Serve Well (Deacon Ordination)

Summary

Scripture Reference: Acts 6:1-7; I Timothy 3:8-13

Insight

CONCEPT OF DEACONS

  • Priority of Ministry and Prayer

CHOICE OF DEACONS

  • Determination of the Congregation
    • Good Reputation
    • Full of the Spirit
    • Full of Wisdom

CREDENTIALS FOR A DEACON

Deacons

  • Men of Dignity
  • Worthy of Respect
  • Not Double Tongued
  • Do Not Spread Rumors
  • Do Not Stir Up Dissention
  • Not Addicted to Much Wine
  • Not Materialistic, But Generous
  • Proper Doctrinal and Moral Response to the Word and Christ's Teachings
  • Tested; Beyond Reproach
  • Husband of One Wife; Good Manager of Their Children and Household
    • Verse 13: High Standing

      Speak and Serve Well

      Relationships

      Humility

      Faithfulness to God's Word, Family, Church

      Diligent

      Strive to Serve Well

Deacon's Wife

  • Dignified
  • Good Reputation
  • Not a Malicious Gossip