Was the Apostle Paul serious when he wrote that church elders must be “above reproach?”

Unfortunately, the public exposure of the sins of church leaders has become commonplace, and often we discover their faults existed even before they entered the ministry. Even worse is when the committees that appointed them knew about their proclivities beforehand but selected them all the same.

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All God’s mysteries are revealed in Jesus Christ. Are we looking for revelation in the right place? Romans 16:25.

Today, I hear discussions about discovering new “revelations” by accessing the “spirit realm” via visions, dreams, and the like, insights into things well beyond anything found in the New Testament. One of the so-called “Facebook prophets” even deciphers spiritual insight from baseball scores. It seems God has been holding back many things until this present generation.

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