3 0 3 0 0 3:2 Of one wife: The meaning is not that every bishop should have a wife (for St. Paul himself had none), but that no one should be admitted to the holy orders of bishop, priest, or deacon, who had been married more than once. 3 2 3 0 0 3:6 A neophyte: That is, one lately baptized, a young convert. 3 6 3 0 0 3:15 The pillar and ground of the truth: Therefore the church of the living God can never uphold error, nor bring in corruptions, superstition, or idolatry. 3 15 3 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
¤ Chapter 3: What sort of men are to be admitted into the clergy. The church is the pillar of truth.