81Deaconslikewise must be men of dignity, not adouble-tongued, b2oraddicted to muchwinec3orfond of sordidgain,
94but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clearconscience.
105These men must alsofirst be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyondreproach.
11dWomen must likewise be dignified, 6not maliciousgossips, but 7temperate, faithful in allthings.
128Deacons must be 9husbands of only onewife, and e10goodmanagers of their children and their ownhouseholds.
For those who have servedwell as deacons11obtain for themselves a fhighstanding and greatconfidence in the faith that is in ChristJesus.
I am writingthesethings to you, hoping to come to you beforelong;
but gin case I amdelayed, I write so that you will knowhowhone ought to conduct himself in 12the household of God, which is the 13church of 14the livingGod, the 15pillar and support of the truth.
By commonconfession, great is 16the mystery of godliness: He who was 17revealed in the flesh, Was i18vindicatedjin the Spirit, 19Seen by angels, 20Proclaimedamong the nations, 21Believed on in the world, 22Taken up in glory.