1 Timothy 5:17-6:2

Paul finishes his specific instructions for pastoral ministry with instructions to honor elders and for disciplining elders found guilty of transgressions. Paul charges Timothy against partiality and advises care and patience in choosing church servants. Paul finishes with instruction for bondservants to honor and respect their masters.

Philippians 1:1-2

Examines Paul’s greeting in Philippians, including a discussion of the Greek word δοῦλος doulos usually translated “bondservant” but really meaning “slave.”