91but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clearconscience.
102These men must alsofirst be tested ; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyondreproach.
11aWomen must likewise be dignified, 3not maliciousgossips, but 4temperate, faithful in allthings.
125Deacons must be 6husbands of only onewife, and b7goodmanagers of their children and their ownhouseholds.
For those who have servedwell as deacons8obtain for themselves a chighstanding and greatconfidence in the faith that is in ChristJesus.
I am writingthesethings to you, hoping to come to you beforelong ;
but din case I amdelayed, I write so that you will knowhoweone ought to conduct himself in 9the household of God, which is the 10church of 11the livingGod, the 12pillar and support of the truth.
By commonconfession, great is 13the mystery of godliness : He who was 14revealed in the flesh, Was f15vindicatedgin the Spirit, 16Seen by angels, 17Proclaimedamong the nations, 18Believed on in the world, 19Taken up in glory.