For which one is greater, the one dining or the one serving? Is it not the one dining? But I am among you as the one serving. (Luke 22:27) A man presiding over his own household in a fine manner, having his children in subjection with all seriousness (for if any man does not know how to preside over his own household, how will he care for the congregation of God?), (1 Timothy 3:4, 5 NWT)
“Chaste, Then Peaceable” Prove Yourselves To Be Peacemakers // Strive To Avoid Disrupting The “Bond Of Peace” That Unites Jehovah’s people// Earnestly endeavoring to maintain the oneness of the spirit in the uniting bond of peace.
Jehovah the God of their forefathers kept warning them by means of his messengers, warning them again and again, because he felt compassion for his people and for his dwelling place. But they kept ridiculing the messengers of the true God, and they despised his words and mocked his prophets, until the rage of Jehovah came up against his people, until they were beyond healing. So he brought against them the king of the Chal·deʹans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of…
Wisdom Found In God’s Word! // “Continue putting up with one another and forgiving one another freely.” (Colossians 3:13) // The Expression “Continue Putting Up With One Another” Suggests Being Patient With Others, Tolerating The Traits We May Find Irritating // Such Forbearance Helps To Avoid Nursing Petty Grudges // “Forgiving” Conveys The Idea Of l0Letting Go Of Resentment