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01/05/14 Deacon Ordination

Posted by Pastor Steve Siegrist on Friday, January 10, 2014, In : Sermon 

The word in the New Testament for "deacon" is diakonos. The word in classic Greek referred to the servant (slave) of a king, especially one who acted in the capacity of a waiter, serving food and drink. Thus in the New Testament the word was used to describe the office of those who cared for the poor in the church and who distributed to them the money collected in their behalf. The deacons of the church were the servants of the church. They were chosen for that assignment, to help, to save,...


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01/09/11 Men of GOOD Reputation

Posted by Pastor Steve Siegrist on Monday, January 10, 2011, In : Sermon 

Deacon Ordination Service

Text: Acts 6:1-6 (HCSB) 1 In those days, as the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution. 2 Then the Twelve summoned the whole company of the disciples and said, “It would not be right for us to give up preaching about God to wait on tables. 3 Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Sp...


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