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;
And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what it behooves thee to do.
And I said, What shall I do, Lord? And the Lord said unto me, Arise and go into Damascus, and there it shall be told thee of all things which are appointed for thee to do.
But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
Now there were in the congregation that was at Antioch prophets and teachers: Barnabas and Simeon that was called Niger and Lucius of Cyrene and Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen thee that thou should know his will and see that Just One and should hear the voice of his mouth.
For he was numbered with us, and had obtained a lot or inheritance of this ministry.
And we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.
But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry.
By whom we have received the grace and the apostleship, to cause the faith to be obeyed among all the Gentiles in his name,
being the minister of Jesus Christ, to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be well pleasing, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, according to the mercy we have received, we fault not,
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all this by God, who reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and gave us the ministry of reconciliation;
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the operation of his power.
as ye also learned of Epaphras, our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ,
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of the Christ, to confirm you and to exhort you in your faith,
1 Timothy 1:12
And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has enabled me, for he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry,
1 Timothy 4:6
If thou put these things before the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, unto which thou hast attained.
2 Timothy 4:5
But watch thou in all things, labour, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill thy ministry.
Then the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,
And it came to pass that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the temple, I was in a rapture of understanding
And the night following the Lord stood by him and said, Be of good cheer, Paul, for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou also bear witness at Rome.
For the angel of God stood by me this night, whose I am and whom I serve,
2 Corinthians 12:1
Certainly it is not expedient for me to glory, but I will come to the visions and the revelations of the Lord.
For I did not receive it nor learn it from man, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
But I went up by revelation and communicated unto them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who seemed to be of repute, to not run, or have run, in vain.
The true witness delivers souls, but the deceitful one speaks lies.