Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
if so be you have heard of the charge, which God has graciously dispens'd to me for you Gentiles;
to be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, officiating the gospel of God, that the Gentiles might be made an acceptable offering, being sanctified by the holy spirit.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also hath enabled me to be a minister of the new covenant, not of the literal sense, but of the spiritual meaning: it is the letter that denounces death, but the spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, having by the divine favour such a ministry, I exert myself:
provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.
yet some shall come from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south, and shall be entertain'd in the kingdom of God.
as thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.
2 Timothy 1:11
For this I was establish'd the herald, the apostle, and doctor of the Gentiles. this has drawn upon me the evils I suffer.