(A)Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not [a]insincere, (B)not prone to drink much wine, (C)not greedy for money,

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  1. 1 Timothy 3:8 Or given to double-talk

10 For (A)the love of money is a root of all [a]sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have (B)wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many [b]griefs.

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  1. 1 Timothy 6:10 Lit the evils
  2. 1 Timothy 6:10 Lit pains

For the [a](A)overseer must be beyond reproach as (B)God’s steward, not (C)self-willed, not quick-tempered, not (D)overindulging in wine, not [b]a bully, (E)not greedy for money,

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  1. Titus 1:7 Or bishop
  2. Titus 1:7 Or combative

Make sure that your character is (A)free from the love of money, (B)being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “(C)I will never desert you, nor will I ever abandon you,”

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