Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
"Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful slave whom his master put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
And the Master said, "Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful manager, whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
And he said to his disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and it was reported to him that this man was squandering his property.
1 Corinthians 4:1
The right way for a man to think of us is as Christ's servants, and managers authorized to distribute the secret truths of God.
For as God's overseer a superintendent must be irreproachable, not arrogant or quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious or addicted to dishonest gain,
1 Corinthians 3:10
Like an expert builder, I laid a foundation, as God commissioned me to do, and now someone else is building upon it. But let everyone be careful how he does so.
1 Corinthians 12:4
Endowments vary, but the Spirit is the same,
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by God's favor I have become what I am, and the favor he showed me has not gone for nothing, but I have worked harder than any of them, although it was not really I but the favor God showed me.
2 Corinthians 6:1
As God's fellow-worker, I appeal to you, too, not to accept the favor of God and then waste it.
To me, the very least of all his people, this favor has been given, of preaching to the heathen the inexhaustible wealth of the Christ,
And he has given us some men as apostles, some as prophets, some as missionaries, some as pastors and teachers,