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 lord said to him, Well done, good and true servant: you have been true in a small thing, I will give you control over great things: take your part in the joy of your lord.
He who is true in a little, is true in much; he who is false in small things, is false in great.
And he said to him, You have done well, O good servant: because you have done well in a small thing you will have authority over ten towns.
Even as the Son of man did not come to have servants, but to be a servant, and to give his life for the salvation of men.
Or the position of a Deacon of the church, let a man give himself to it; or he who has the power of teaching, let him make use of it;
1 Corinthians 16:15
Now I make my request to you, my brothers, for you have knowledge that the house of Stephanas is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have made themselves the servants of the saints,
For God is true, and will not put away from him the memory of your work and of your love for his name, in the help which you gave and still give to the saints.
1 Peter 4:10
Making distribution among one another of whatever has been given to you, like true servants of the unmeasured grace of God;
And this saying was pleasing to all of them: and they made selection of Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas of Antioch, who had become a Jew:
Then the high priest said, Are these things true?
And most of the brothers in the Lord, taking heart because of my chains, are all the stronger to give the word of God without fear.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
But after we had first undergone much pain and been cruelly attacked as you saw, at Philippi, by the help of God we gave you the good news without fear, though everything was against us.
2 Timothy 2:1
So then, my child, be strong in the grace which is in Christ Jesus.