1 Corinthians 4:2

2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful.

Read 1 Corinthians 4:2 Using Other Translations

Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.
Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy.
Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager must be faithful.

What does 1 Corinthians 4:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Corinthians 4:2

Moreover, it is required in stewards
Upon mentioning that part of the character of Gospel preachers, as stewards, the apostle is put in mind of, and so points out that which is principally necessary in such persons: as,

that a man be found faithful;
to the trust reposed in him; to his Lord and master that has appointed him to this office; and to the souls that are under his care: and then may a minister be said to be so, and which is his greatest glory, when he preaches the pure Gospel of Christ without any human mixtures, the doctrines and inventions of men; and the whole Gospel, declaring all the counsel of God, keeping back nothing which may be profitable to souls; when he seeks not to please men, but God; and not his own glory, and the applause of men, but the honour of Christ, and the good of souls: and such a faithful steward was the apostle himself.

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