Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
1 Corinthians 16:17
And I am glad that Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus have come here, for they have made up for your absence.
1 Corinthians 1:16
And I did baptize the members of the household of Stephanas too; I do not know whether I baptized anyone else besides.
Remember me to my dear Epaenetus, who was the first man in Asia to turn to Christ.
They are the men who have not been defiled by relations with women; they are celibates. It is they who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They have been ransomed from among men as the first-fruits for God and the Lamb,
Among the disciples at Joppa there was a woman named Tabitha, which is in Greek Dorcas, that is, gazelle. She had devoted herself to doing good and to acts of charity.
Supply the needs of God's people, be unfailing in hospitality.
Just now I am starting for Jerusalem, to take help to God's people.
Welcome her as a Christian, as God's people should welcome one another, and give her whatever help she may need from you. For she has herself been a protection to many, including myself.
2 Corinthians 8:4
and begged me most earnestly, of their own accord, to let them share in the support of their fellow-Christians.
2 Corinthians 9:1
It is really unnecessary for me to write to you about this fund for your fellow-Christians,
1 Timothy 5:10
and have a good reputation for Christian service, such as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any form of doing good.
I have been greatly pleased and encouraged over your love, for the hearts of God's people have been cheered, my brother, by you.
For God is not so unjust as to forget the work you have done and the love you have showed for his cause, in giving help to your fellow-Christians as you still do.
1 Peter 4:10
Whatever the endowment God has given you, use it in service to one another, like good dispensers of God's varied mercy.