Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
But when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.
And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greetings unto the brethren who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
But you be not called Rabbi: for one is your Teacher, even Christ; and all you are brothers.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loves not his brother abides in death.
Therefore of these men who have accompanied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of meeting, that they may stand there with you.
Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
1 Corinthians 16:3
And when I come, whomsoever you shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 8:19
And not that only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord, and a testimony of your eagerness:
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of dishonest gain;