Bracadale and Duirinish Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)

Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their father. Matthew 13:43

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The office of elder

The following sermon was preached by Rev. John Keddie, Sabbath Morning, 11th September, 2011.

The text is Titus 1:5-9: “For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly. For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.”

“Ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee”


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