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.

General references

Bible References


2 Corinthians 8:18
with whom I have sent one of the brethren, who is not only distinguish'd among all the churches, by his preaching the gospel,
Acts 16:15
so that having been baptized with her family, she made us this request, if you think me sincere in my profession, pray come and lodge at my house; and she prevail'd upon us.
1 Corinthians 16:3
and when I come, I shall send such as you shall approve of, who will convey letters, and your kind present to Jerusalem.

The ministering

2 Corinthians 9:1
As to the relief of the converts, it is superfluous for me to write to you.
Matthew 10:42
and whoever shall give only a cup of cold water to the meanest of you, considering him as my disciple, shall most assuredly be far from losing his reward.
Matthew 12:50
for whosoever shall do the will of my father, who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Matthew 25:40
and the king will reply, I declare unto you, your having done this for one of the least of these my brethren, is the same thing as doing it for me.
Mark 14:7
the poor you have always with you, and you may relieve them whenever you please: but me you will not always have.
John 19:26
when Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing by, he said to his mother, woman, behold thy son.
Acts 6:1
At that time, as the number of the disciples was multiplied, the Hellenists murmured against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the distribution that was made daily.
Acts 9:39
Peter immediately went with them, and when he was come, they conducted him to the upper chamber: and all the widows advanc'd to him weeping, and shew'd the robes and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.
Acts 11:29
then the disciples determin'd to send, each of them answerably to his abilities, some relief to the brethren residing in Judea: which they actually perform'd,
Acts 24:17
after several years absence I came to Jerusalem, with contributions for my brethren, and oblations for the temple:
Romans 15:25
but now I am going to Jerusalem, to distribute charity to the converts.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now as to the collection for the converts at Jerusalem, do as I have directed for the churches of Galatia.
Galatians 2:10
only they recommended to us to get collections for the poor in Judea: which I was very careful to do.
Galatians 6:10
therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good offices to all men, especially to the family of believers.
1 Timothy 5:10
such as have been recommended by their good actions, by the education of their children, by their hospitality, by their officiousness to the faithful, by relieving the afflicted, and by the practice of every virtue.
Philemon 1:5
and thank my God for the account I have of your faith in the Lord Jesus and the love you bear to all the saints;
Hebrews 6:10
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 John 3:16
this is the proof of the divine love, Christ expos'd his life for us: and we ought to expose our lives for the brethren.

General references

1 Corinthians 16:4
and if it be so considerable as to induce me to go, they shall accompany me.