8.7.16 “Deacons…Who Are They?”  1 Timothy 3:8-13

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https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601507.us.archive.org/6/items/8.7.16sermon.deacon.one/8.7.16sermon.deacon.one.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   I. Men of Dignity  v.8-9 – What does it mean to be a man of dignity – Men who are worthy of honor or respect – Paul helps us understand what a man of dignity is by stating what he isn’t    * Not double tongued – deceptive, not believable – We must be able to trust these men    *…

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7.31.16 “Elders…How Should We Treat Them?”  1 Timothy 5:17-22

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https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601508.us.archive.org/7/items/7.31.16sermon.elders.treat.them/7.31.16sermon.elders.treat.them.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Double Honor v.17-18 – The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor    * So what does it mean to rule well? – It implies a responsibility to lead, and doing it well means God is honored and people are closer to Jesus because of them    * Double honor – Double pay (we all know a good…

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7.24.16 “Elders…Picked & Charged”  Titus 1:5; Acts 14:19-23; 1 Peter 5:1-5

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https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601508.us.archive.org/18/items/7.24.16sermon.elders.picked.charged/7.24.16sermon.elders.picked.charged.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS How Does Someone Become an Elder? Titus 1:5; Acts 14:19-23 – We begin our study with Paul’s instructions to Titus who was left behind in Creteto accomplish 2 things:    * Set in order what remains – 2 establish a functioning, organized ministry    * Appoint elders in every city (as directed) – Elders are appointed not elected – Then in…

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7.17.16 “Elders . . . What Do They Do? Part 2” Acts 16:1-5; James 5:14-15

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https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601509.us.archive.org/17/items/7.17.16sermon.elders.do.two/7.17.16sermon.elders.do.two.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   They Helped Make Church Policy Acts 16:1-5 – We begin this story with Paul’s introduction to Timothy – Timothy was well spoken of and Paul wanted Timothy to come with Him    * Paul circumcised Timothy because of the Jews in the area – He expandedTimothy’s impact – 1 Cor 9:22 “To the weak I became weak, that I might…

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