Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
2 Corinthians 8:18
And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches;
And Jacob said, Nay, I pray you, if now I have found grace in your sight, then receive my present at my hand: for therefore I have seen your face, as though I had seen the face of God, and you were pleased with me.
2 Kings 5:15
And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, and stood before him: and he said, Behold, now I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel: now therefore, I pray you, take a blessing from your servant.
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she prevailed upon us.
1 Corinthians 16:3
And when I come, whomsoever you shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 9:1
For concerning the ministering to the saints, it is unnecessary for me to write to you:
And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.
For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always.
When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto his mother, Woman, behold your son!
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea:
Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do you.
Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was eager to do.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
1 Timothy 5:10
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
Hearing of your love and faith, which you have toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all saints;
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
1 John 3:16
By this perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
1 Corinthians 16:4
And if it be fitting that I go also, they shall go with me.