Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
When they arrived at Jerusalem, they were received by the church and
the apostles and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.
Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering
the decrees which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem, for them to observe.
From Miletus he sent to
Ephesus and called to him the elders of the church.
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
For this reason I left you in
Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for
the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
1 Peter 5:1
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their mission, taking along with them John, who was also called Mark.
1 Corinthians 16:3
When I arrive,
whomever you may approve, I will send them with letters to carry your gift to Jerusalem;
2 Corinthians 8:17
For he not only accepted our
appeal, but being himself very earnest, he has gone to you of his own accord.