1 b Whether he be Pastor or Elder.
1 c Bothe for the difficultie of the charge and also the excellencie thereof and the necessitie of the same.
2 d For in those countreis at that time some men had mo then one, which was a signe of incontinecie.
2 ! He declareth what is the office of ministers.
5 e If it be requisite that a man shulde take care in gouerning his owne house, how much more are they bounde to be careful which shal gouerne the Church of God?
6 g Lest being proude of his degree he be likewise condemned as the deuil was for lifting vp him self by pride.
7 i As being defamed, shulde become impudent, & do muche harme.
11 l Of the bishopes and Deacons.
13 n To serue God with greater assurance, because they haue alway a good conscience.
15 o This is spoken in respect of men, for as muche as in this worlde the trueth onely remaineth in the Church, by reason of Gods wrode: for otherwise Christ is the fundation, and the corner stone, which bothe beareth & mainteineth his Church.
16 r To the right hand of God the Father.
16 ! And the principal point of the heauenlie doctrine.
16 p Approued juste in that he was not onely a man, but God also.
16 q So that the Angels marueiled at his excellencie.