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Can Divorced Men Serve as Ministers or Deacons?

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It is a familiar story.  A man who serves as a minister or deacon of a church gets a divorce.  Immediately, regardless of the circumstances of the divorce, he is forced to resign.  In addition, he is forbidden to serve as a deacon or minister in the future, no matter how much time has elapsed since the divorce.  So, all at once he looses his family, his career, his church and possibly his home (if he lives in a parsonage or some form of housing owned by the church).  This total loss of everything he holds dear is devastating on every possible level.  But does it have to be that way?  Does the Bible really say that a divorced man cannot serve as a minister or deacon?

To discover the answer, let's look at what the Bible actually says on the subject.  There are only three verses of Scripture that directly address the subject: 1 Timothy 3:2, 12 and Titus 1:6.  These verses were written by the Apostle Paul to two of his younger students, Timothy and Titus.  He gives identical instruct…

THE GOSPEL

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THE GOSPEL Romans 1:15-17
This message discusses four important truths about the Gospel.
Preached to Midway Baptist Church Perry, FL Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Joshua 1:8

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Revival

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REVIVAL
2 Chronicles 7:13-14
This message discusses three essential elements of God's plan for revival.
Recorded live at Pineview Community Church, Quitman, GA, July 8, 2018
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Civility

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Civility
1 Peter 2:13-17
This message discusses three keys to being civil in an uncivilized world.
Recorded live, July 1, 2018 at Pineview Community Church, Quitman, GA.

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Treasure in Heaven

Treasure in Heaven
Luke 12:13 For more sermons, visit my SERMONS page.

Confessions of a Thief

Confessions of a Thief Luke 23:39 For more sermons, visit my SERMONS page.

Christ and the Church

Christ and the Church
Matthew 16:13 For more sermons, visit my SERMONS page.