Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Corinthians 4:13
Being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the trash of all things unto this day.
2 Corinthians 12:6
For though I would desire to boast, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he sees me to be, or that he hears of me.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
1 Corinthians 9:16
For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food at the proper time?
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But in all things presenting ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes beyond measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.
Of which I am made a minister, according to the commission of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;
1 Timothy 3:6
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;
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.
1 Corinthians 2:7
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are outside, all these things are done in parables:
And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,
Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself:
How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words,
And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
Praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:
1 Timothy 3:9
Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.