7759 preachers, qualifications for
Those entrusted with the task of preaching must ensure that their lives are in line with their message. They must be of good character and conduct, be consistent in all they teach and do and be accountable to others.
Preachers must be of good character
1Ti 4:12 See also 1Th 2:9-10; 1Ti 4:16; 2Ti 2:20-26; Tit 2:7-8; Jas 3:1 That the judgment is based on character, and not just on teaching, seems clear from the references to guarding the tongue which follow.
Preachers must practise what they preach
Preachers must be accountable to others and to God
Preachers must not look for honour for themselves
Preachers must not look for personal gain
Preachers must be people of integrity
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