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
I am glad of the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, for they have filled your absence.
1 Corinthians 1:16
And I baptized also the household of Stephanas; besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.
likewise greet the congregation in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia in Christ.
These are those who are not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These are redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas; this woman was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.
sharing for the needs of the saints, and given to hospitality.
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.
that ye receive her in the Lord as a worthy saint, and that ye assist her in whatever thing in which she has need of you, for she has been a helper of many and of myself also.
2 Corinthians 8:4
praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the grace and take upon us the fellowship of the ministry to the saints.
2 Corinthians 9:1
For regarding the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:
1 Timothy 5:10
having a good testimony of good works, if she has brought up well her children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
For we have great joy and consolation in thy charity because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.
1 Peter 4:10
Let each one according to the gift that he has received, administer it unto the others, as a good steward of the diverse graces of God.