Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;
But rise up, and enter into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
And said - What shall I do, Lord? And, the Lord, said unto me - Arise, and be going thy way into Damascus, and, there, shall it be told thee of all things which are appointed for thee to do.
But the Lord said unto him - Be going thy way; for, a choice vessel unto me, is this man, to bear my name before both thenations and kings, and the sons of Israel;
Now there were in Antioch, distributed through the existing assembly, - prophets and teachers: both Barnabas and Symeon who was called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen also, Herod the tetrarch's foster-brother, and Saul.
And he said - The God of our fathers, hath chosen thee to get to know his will, and to see the Righteous One, - and to hear a voice out of his mouth.
For that he had come to be reckoned among us and obtained the lot of this ministry. -
But, we, unto prayer and unto the ministry of the word, will give constant attention.
But, for no cause whatever, am I making my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I have received from the Lord Jesus, to bear full witness as to the good news of the favour of God.
And, saluting them, he went on to narrate, one by one, each of the things which God had wrought among the nations through his ministry.
Through whom we have received favour and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations, in behalf of his name,
That I should be a public minister of Christ Jesus unto the nations, doing priestly service with the glad-message of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might prove to be acceptable, being hallowed in Holy Spirit:
2 Corinthians 4:1
Wherefore, having this ministry, even as we received mercy, we faint not;
2 Corinthians 5:18
The all things, moreover, are of God, - who hath reconciled us unto himself, through Christ, and hath given, unto us, the reconciling ministry: -
Of which I was made a minister, according to the free-gift of the favour of God which was given unto me, according to the energy of his power:
Even as ye learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow-servant, who is faithful in our behalf, as a minister of the Christ,
1 Thessalonians 3:2
And sent Timothy - our brother, and God's minister in the glad-message of the Christ - that he might confirm and console you over your faith,
1 Timothy 1:12
Grateful, am I unto him that empowered me, Christ Jesus our Lord, in that, faithful, he accounted me, putting me into ministry, -
1 Timothy 4:6
These things, submitting to the brethren, thou shall be, a noble, minister of Christ Jesus, nourishing thyself with the words of the faith, and of the noble teaching which thou hast closely studied.
2 Timothy 4:5
But, thou, - be sober in all things, suffer hardship, do, the work, of an evangelist, thy ministry, completely fulfill;
And the Lord said by night, through means of a vision, unto Paul - Be not afraid! but be speaking, - and do not hold thy peace;
And it came to pass, when had returned unto Jerusalem, and was praying in the temple, that I came to be in a trance,
But, on the following night, the Lord, standing over him, said - Be of good courage! for, as thou hast fully borne witness of the things concerning me in Jerusalem, so must thou, in Rome also, bear witness.
For there stood by me this night, belonging unto the God whose I am, unto whom also I am doing divine service, a messenger,
2 Corinthians 12:1
To be boasting, is needful, - it is not, indeed, profitable, yet will I come to visions and revelations of the Lord: -
For neither, from man, did I accept it, nor was taught it , - but through a revealing of Jesus Christ.
And I went up by revelation, and laid before them the glad-message which I proclaim among the nations; privately, however, to them of repute, - lest, by any means, in vain, I should be running, or had run.
A deliverer of souls, is a faithful witness, but, he that uttereth falsehoods, is a fraud.