Titus 1:5-9 NAS

Qualifications of Elders

5 For this reason I left you in 1Crete, that you would set in order what remains and 2appoint 3elders in every city as I directed you,

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7 For the a8overseer must be above reproach as 9God's steward, not 10self-willed, not quick-tempered, not 11addicted to wine, not pugnacious, 12not fond of sordid gain,

References for Titus 1:7

9 15holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in 16sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

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