Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
1 Timothy 1:15
It is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinnersof whom I am the foremost.
1 Timothy 4:9
It is a trustworthy saying worthy of full acceptance.
2 Timothy 2:11
Here is a trustworthy saying: if we died with him, we will also live with him;
This is a trustworthy saying; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to devote themselves to good deeds. These things are excellent and profitable for men.
1 Timothy 3:2
Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
For it is written in the book of Psalms, 'Let his homestead be made desolate, and let there be no one to dwell in it'; and, 'let another man take his office.'
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons:
For the overseer must be blameless as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not violent, not fond of sordid gain,
1 Peter 2:25
For you were straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.
In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."
Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry
to equip the saints for the work of service, for the building up of the body of Christ;
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brethren, admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
My brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back,