In the same way, deacons are to be worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.
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They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience.
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They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.
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In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.
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A deacon must be faithful to his wife and must manage his children and his household well.
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Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.