Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
and this they did, sending it to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.
When they reached Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church, the apostles, and the elders, and they reported how God had worked with them.
From Miletus he sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
1 Timothy 5:1
Never reprove an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men like brothers,
If any one is sick, he should call in the elders of the church and have them pray over him, and pour oil on him in the name of the Lord,
1 Peter 5:1
I appeal therefore to those who are elders among you; I am their brother-elder and a witness to what the Christ suffered, and I am to share in the glory that is to be revealed??2 be shepherds of the flock of God that is among you, not as though it were forced upon you but of your own free will, and not from base love of gain but freely,
2 John 1:1
The Elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I truly love??nd not only I but all who know the truth??2 because of the truth that stays in our hearts and will be with us forever;
3 John 1:1
The Elder to my dear friend Gaius, whom I truly love.
There were at Antioch in the church there a number of prophets and teachers??arnabas, Symeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the governor, and Saul.
and from there they sailed back to Antioch, where they had first been commended to God's favor for the work which they had now finished.
Now I commit you to the Lord, and to the message of his favor, which will build you up and give you a place among those whom God has consecrated.
Then Jesus gave a loud cry, and said, "Father, I intrust my spirit to your hands!" With these words he expired.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
May the Lord make your love for one another and for all men wide and full like my love for you,
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,
2 Timothy 1:12
This is why I am suffering as I am, but I am not ashamed of it, for I know whom I have trusted and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have intrusted to him for that Day.
1 Peter 5:10
And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.