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 that which was lacking on your part they have supplied.
1 Corinthians 1:16
And I baptized also the household of Stephanas: besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.
Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Greet my well beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.
These are they who were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from among men, being the first fruits 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 almsdeeds which she did.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.
That you receive her in the Lord, as becomes saints, and that you assist her in whatever business she has need of you: for she has been a helper of many, and of myself also.
2 Corinthians 8:4
Begging us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
2 Corinthians 9:1
For concerning the ministering to the saints, it is unnecessary for me to write to you:
1 Timothy 5:10
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints are refreshed by you, brother.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
1 Peter 4:10
As every man has received a gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.