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Diotrephes and Stentor
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The spirit of Diotrephes An excerpt from "DIOTREPHES: THE CHURCH REGULATOR" A.T. Robertson (Renowned Greek scholar ) “I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, does not receive us. Therefore, if I come, I will call to mind his deeds which he does, prating against us with malicious. The Character Of Diotrophes Stated, Illustrated, And Condemned. It is unknown whether Diotrophes was a preacher, elder, deacon, or simply the chief decision-maker in the absence of elders. We do know that he was ambitious of the highest place and the greatest power. His attitude was "I am the greatest.".
DIOTREPHES dī ŏt’ rə fez (Διοτρέφης, G, nourished by Zeus or foster-child of Zeus).The lone Biblical reference to Diotrephes is 3 John 9 where he is reprimanded for his failure to receive the representatives sent by the author, John. Evidently he had resisted the receiving of a former letter from John (), had maligned John, refused to grant hospitality to the brethren, and. The Spirit of Diotrephes: Pastors/Leaders who control, manipulate and accuse - Kindle edition by Lirette, Danny. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Spirit of Diotrephes: Pastors/Leaders who control, manipulate and : Danny Lirette.
Condemnation of Diotrephes Share. Twitter; Facebook; Email; CD. New price: $ Old price: $ Save $ (82%) Add to Cart The Apostle John condemned the unacceptable behavior of a man named Diotrophes, who exemplified the idea that a bad attitude plus a bad ego, left unchecked, equals chaos. Alistair Begg explains that the problem is. This sermon is titled "Avoiding the Diotrephes Syndrome". The lesson is based on the book of III John, and looks at who Diotrephes is (a divisive man), and .
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Diotrephes was clearly abusing his position of authority. For some reason he was jealous of the apostles and refused to allow them in his church. Instead of following the command for a pastor to be hospitable and “not quarrelsome” (2 Timothy –3), Diotrephes was inhospitable and pugnacious.
Instead of seeking to be the servant of all. Diotrephes was a man mentioned in the Third Epistle of John (verses 9–11). His name means "nourished by Jupiter". As Raymond E. Brown comments, "Diotrephes is not a particularly common name." In addition to being ambitious, proud, disrespectful of apostolic authority, rebellious, and inhospitable, the author of the letter says that Diotrephes tried to hinder those desiring to show.
Diotrephes and Stentor book DIOTREPHES. The First Century Tyrant. 3 John Diotrephes was a first century church leader and, somehow, had achieved the confidence and control of some of his unsuspecting brethren and, perhaps, some spineless followers that felt more secure in the company of this DOMINEERING TYRANT than to PROVE all things for themselves and walk alone with God if necessary.
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DIOTREPHES. di-ot'-re-fez (Diotrephes): A person mentioned in 3 John ,10 as contentiously resisting the writer's authority and forbidding others from exercising the Christian hospitality which he himself refused to show. The words "who loveth to have the preeminence, among them" may indicate that he was a church official, abusing his position, chief stars in the constellation of the Twins.
Diotrephes. An influential member, perhaps minister, of some early church, censured by John for his jealous ambition, and his violent rejection of the best Christians, 3 JohnEaston's Bible Dictionary. Jove-nourished, rebuked by John for his pride (3 John ).
He was a Judaizer, prating against John and his fellow-labourers "with. "The Spirit Of Diotrephes" can be summarized as one of a. Desiring preeminence b. Rejecting apostolic authority c. Speaking evil of brethren d. Abusing church discipline 2.
One must not have all four of these to be guilty of sin a. Any one is an abomination before God. Any one can destroy brotherly relations. Diotrephes. Jove-nourished, rebuked by John for his pride (3 John ).
He was a Judaizer, prating against John and his fellow-labourers "with malicious words" (7). These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, Public Domain, copy freely.
THE DISEASE OF DIOTREPHES. 3 John (NIV) 9 I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will have nothing to do with us. 10 So if I come, I will call attention to what he is doing, gossiping maliciously about us.
Not satisfied with that, he refuses to Author: Curtis Kittrell. Diotrephes the dictator was a member of an early church and it seems like many churches have members who insist on “being boss” and having their own way.
I must confess that sometimes it is the pastor who assumes dictatorial powers and forgets that the word minister means “a servant.” But sometimes it is an officer, perhaps a longtime. Biblical Eldership Resources The Diotrephes Syndrome - 1 The Diotrephes Syndrome Detailed Outline Part 1 of 2 Introduction A.
The background of 3 John 1. The letter was written during the leadership transition between the early apostles and evangelists (like Paul, Timothy, and Titus) to the local church elders in their respective Size: KB.
Diotrephes is mentioned by John in 3 John 9–11; he is described as ambitious, proud, disrespectful of apostolic authority, rebellious, and inhospitable. Evidently, he is in a position of power in the church, and John is not pleased with him.
Here. This free audio Bible name pronunciation guide is a valuable tool in your study of God’s word. Click the PLAY button below to hear how to pronounce Diotrephes.
There is also a phonetic guide to use to see the proper pronunciation of Diotrephes. For more information about Diotrephes, check out the Easton Bible dictionary entry as well. The Spirit of Diotrephes Introduction One of the marks of the close of this age is the tremendous increase in deception.
Whenever He was speaking of the end of the age, Jesus repeatedly told the disciples for them to not be deceived. Since we are over years closer to the climax of the purpose of God, it is very important that we take.
DIOTREPHES (Diotʹrephes) [Fed by Zeus]. A man mentioned by the apostle John in his letter to Gaius. In addition to being ambitious, proud, disrespectful of apostolic authority, rebellious, and inhospitable, Diotrephes tried to hinder those desiring to show hospitality to the brothers and to expel these from the congregation.
—3Jo 9, THE DISEASE OF DIOTREPHES. SCRIPTURE: KJV III John “I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the. preeminence among them, receiveth us not. 10) Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that Author: Luther Sexton.
DIOTREPHES dī ŏt’ rə fez (Διοτρέφης, G, nourished by Zeus or foster-child of Zeus).The lone Biblical reference to Diotrephes is 3 John 9 where he is reprimanded for his failure to receive the representatives sent by the author, John.
Evidently he had resisted the receiving of a former letter from John (v. 9), had maligned John, refused to grant hospitality to the brethren. Entry for 'Diotrephes' - Fausset's Bible Dictionary - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this book, with a clear and concise writing style, stands as one of the best dictionaries ever written.
Diotrephes had obviously usurped the authority of the elders and claimed it for himself. For most of the first century, this one-man control was unheard of and not tolerated in the churches. John wrote this letter late in the first century indicating a subtle change that was beginning to take place in the churches.
The sad truth is that you’ll find the spirit of Diotrephes alive and well in both secular and sacred organizations. They cast aspersions on newcomers perceived as threatening. They accuse bright, talented women of getting ahead by means other than their skills, talents, and qualifications.
They look for chinks in their victims’ armor. The Bible condemns gossip, but gossip is how the Diotrephes-spirit spreads – and so modern-day Diotrephes’s want to tone Scripture down or even to silence it on the issue of gossip. Again, a critical spirit is condemned in the Bible, but being critical is one way modern-day Diotrephes’s wield cheap superiority.
Diotrephes brought division into the church, and he refused to any and all submission to the Church. John was speaking to the church about this man because he was evil, twisted, power mad, and he rejected the God-ordained authority that is universally recognized over every local church.See 'diotrephes' instances in the King James Version (KJV).