1 Timothy 3:8 NIV

8 In the same way, deaconsa are to be worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.

References for 1 Timothy 3:8

    • e 3:8 - The word "deacons" refers here to Christians designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in verse 12; Romans 16:1 and Phil. 1:1.