Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.
1 Samuel 8:19
But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay: but we will have a king over us,
1 Samuel 15:19
Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of Jehovah, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah?
Neither have I obeyed the voice of my teachers, Nor inclined mine ear to them that instructed me!
So then, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we beseech you, brethren, to know them that labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
2 Thessalonians 3:14
And if any man obeyeth not our word by this epistle, note that man, that ye have no company with him, to the end that he may be ashamed.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.
And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
1 Corinthians 16:16
that ye also be in subjection unto such, and to every one that helpeth in the work and laboreth.
subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.
Be subject therefore unto God; but resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
And he called him, and said unto him, What is this that I hear of thee? render the account of thy stewardship; for thou canst be no longer steward.
So then each one of us shall give account of himself to God.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all be made manifest before the judgment-seat of Christ; that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
always in every supplication of mine on behalf of you all making my supplication with joy,
holding forth the word of life; that I may have whereof to glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain neither labor in vain.
Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Are not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanksgiving can we render again unto God for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;
And Moses returned unto Jehovah, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.
But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Jehovah's flock is taken captive.
For many walk, of whom I told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:
And the apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider of this matter.