The church should not treat all widows the same! There are widows, and there are widows - as we've gleaned already from 1 Timothy. Actually, there are as many as 5 different kinds of these ladies. Pastor Jim will point them out to us in the next few minutes. If the church treats them all equally, it will burden the church, and even put some women in spiritual danger. This is practical-but-serious stuff we're encountering in Paul's instructions to young Tim. Here's Jim to open a new sermon called Ladies Who Lead.
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