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 sent it by the hands of Saul and Barnabas to the presbyters at Jerusalem.
and being arrived at Jerusalem, they were receiv'd by the church, by the apostles, and presbyters, to whom they related all that God had done by them.
At Miletus he sent a message to the pastors of the church at Ephesus, to come to him:
1 Timothy 5:1
Don't treat a senior with harsh reproof, but exhort him as a father, and the young men, as brethren:
Is any of you sick? let him send for the pastors of the church, to pray for him, and after giving him the unction, in the name of the Lord,
1 Peter 5:1
I address myself to you pastors, as being a pastor myself, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and as one who is to partake of the glory, that shall hereafter be made manifest;
2 John 1:1
The PRESBYTER to the lady ECLECTA and her children, whom I sincerely love, and not only I, but all true christians,
3 John 1:1
The PRESBYTER to my dear Gaius, whom I truly love.
Now there were several prophets and teachers in the church of Antioch, as Barnabas, Simeon surnam'd Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
from thence they sailed to Antioch, where they had been recommended to the favour of God, for the commission, which they had now discharg'd.
and now, my brethren, I recommend you to God, and to his gracious dispensation, which is able to improve you, and secure to you the inheritance with those who are sanctify'd.
and Jesus cryed with a loud voice, saying, father, into thy hands I commend my spirit; and in pronouncing these words, he expired.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
may the Lord make you increase and abound in mutual love, in love towards all men, as we do towards you:
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ, and God our father, who has loved us, and by his favour given us the advantageous hopes of eternal joys, consolate your souls,
2 Timothy 1:12
yet I am not ashamed, for I know in whom I have confided, and I am persuaded he is able to keep what I have committed to him against that day.
1 Peter 5:10
but may the all-gracious God, who has called us to eternal glory, perfect, confirm, fortify, and settle you, during the short interval of your sufferings.