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, thou art an honest faithful servant; thou hast been faithful in a small trust, I will give thee a much larger trust; go in and partake of thy master's diversions.
He that is faithful in a small trust, will be faithful in a greater: and he that is unfaithful in a little, will be unfaithful in much.
he answer'd, honest servant, that's well: since your industry has made so much of so little, I give you the government of ten cities.
as the son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for all.
if it be the ministry, let him attend on that ministry; and he that teacheth, on teaching; he that exhorteth,
1 Corinthians 16:15
You know brethren, that the family of Stephanas were the first converts of Achaia, and have made it their business to be serviceable to christian converts: to such,
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
1 Peter 4:10
as good economists of the different dispensations of God, communicate to one another the gifts you have receiv'd.
this proposition pleased the whole assembly: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the holy spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch.
Then said the high priest, are these things so?
even many of our brethren, encourag'd by my bonds, preach the word with greater freedom and intrepidity.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
on the contrary, notwithstanding the outrages, you know we suffer'd at Philippi, we had still the resolution, by the divine assistance, to preach the gospel of God to you without reserve against all opposition.
2 Timothy 2:1
As for you, my son, strenuously acquit yourself of the charge you have receiv'd from Christ Jesus.