Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’
“ He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.
And he said to him, ‘Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.’
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”
service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;
1 Corinthians 16:15
Now I urge you, brethren (you know the
household of Stephanas, that they were the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to the saints),
God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
1 Peter 4:10
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
The statement found approval with the whole
congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.
The high priest said, “Are these things so?”
and that most of the
brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
but after we had already suffered and been
mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.
2 Timothy 2:1
You therefore, my
son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.