For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain,"1 and "The worker deserves his wages."2
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Do not entertain an accusation against an elder3 unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.4
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Those who sin are to be rebuked5 publicly, so that the others may take warning.6
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I charge you, in the sight of God and Christ Jesus7 and the elect angels, to keep these instructions without partiality, and to do nothing out of favoritism.
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Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands,8 and do not share in the sins of others.9 Keep yourself pure.10
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Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine11 because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.
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The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them.
In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.