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 is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?
And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?
THEN said he also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and he received an information against him, as having dissipated his treasures.
1 Corinthians 4:1
LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For a bishop ought to be irreproachable, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not irritable, not addicted to wine, not quarrelsome, not greedy of filthy lucre;
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God given unto me, as a skilful architect, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every one take heed how he buildeth upon it.
1 Corinthians 12:4
But there are diversities of gifts, though the same Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was given to me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all; yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
2 Corinthians 6:1
WE then as labourers with him, exhort you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:
To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;