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 were made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, until now.
2 Corinthians 12:6
For, if I should desire to glory, I would not be foolish, for I shall be speaking truth; but I forbear, lest some one should think, in regard to me, above what he sees me to be, or hears from me.
1 Corinthians 3:5
What, then, is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and as the Lord gave to each.
1 Corinthians 9:16
For, if I proclaim the Gospel, it is not to me a matter of boasting; for necessity is laid upon me; for woe is to me, if I proclaim not the Gospel.
"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his lord set over his household, to give them their food in season?
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord; and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake;
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often;
of which I was made a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which was given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God,
1 Timothy 3:6
not a novice; lest, being puffed up, he fall into condemnation of the Devil.
And the Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful steward, the wise one, whom his lord will appoint over his household to give the portion of food in due season?
And He said also to His disciples, "There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and the same was accused to him as squandering his goods.
For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not a striker, not greedy of base gain;
1 Peter 4:10
according as each one received a gift, ministering it among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God;
1 Corinthians 2:7
but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery??he hidden wisdom??hich God predestined before the ages for our glory;
And He, answering, said to them, "Because to you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it has not been given.
And He said to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those without all things are done in parables;
And He said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables; that, seeing, they may not see, and, hearing, they may not understand.
Now to Him Who is able to establish you, according to my Gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept in silence during eternal ages,
making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Him,
that by revelation was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief;
and on my behalf that utterance may be given to me, in opening my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the Gospel,
the mystery which has been hidden from the ages and from the generations, but was now made manifest to His saints;
that their hearts may he comforted, they being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of the understanding, unto the full knowledge of the mystery of God, even Christ,
at the same time praying for us also, that God may open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ (because of which I have also become bound),
1 Timothy 3:9
holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.