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 that Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus are come: for what was wanting on your side, they have supplied.
1 Corinthians 1:16
true, I baptized the family of Stephanas: but I don't know that I baptized any other besides.
salute the church that is in their house. salute my dear Epenetus, who is the first christian convert of Asia.
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 ransom'd from among men, being the first fruits unto God, and to the lamb.
At Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, that is in Greek, Dorcas: this woman was very active in all the offices of benevolence and charity.
distribute to the necessity of the saints; cultivate hospitality.
but now I am going to Jerusalem, to distribute charity to the converts.
as becometh christians, and assist her in every thing her business requires: for she hath assisted many besides my self.
2 Corinthians 8:4
earnestly intreating me to take the gift, and the charge of conveying it to the converts at Jerusalem:
2 Corinthians 9:1
As to the relief of the converts, it is superfluous for me to write to you.
1 Timothy 5:10
such as have been recommended by their good actions, by the education of their children, by their hospitality, by their officiousness to the faithful, by relieving the afflicted, and by the practice of every virtue.
for your liberality, my brother, affected us with great joy and comfort, by your having refresh'd the bowels of the saints.
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
1 Peter 4:10
as good economists of the different dispensations of God, communicate to one another the gifts you have receiv'd.