Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.
A new day and a new verse. Review the previous verses and then tackle this new one.
Are the qualities listed only for elders, or does God want each of us to attain to these standards?
Are you pursuing these? Ask God to build them into your life.
What mother doesn`t need the character described here?
Meditate on this list throughout your day. Let it roll over and over in your mind.
Don`t miss what God is saying to you. Make each line a prayer.
By working on these verses throughout your day, you are training and disciplining your mind.
LeRoy Eims on the importance of Scripture memory: "I think two of the master strokes of the devil have been to convince people he doesn't exist, and that Scripture memory is only for children. He remembers the humility of defeat when Jesus Christ, who was tempted in all points like as we are, met him with the Word of God." (What Every Christian Should Know About Growing; p. 26-27)