Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Obey those who are your leaders, and submit to them; for they watch in behalf of your souls, as those who are to give an account; that they may do this with joy, and not with sighing; for this would be unprofitable for you.
"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his lord set over his household, to give them their food in season?
And the Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful steward, the wise one, whom his lord will appoint over his household to give the portion of food in due season?
And, having appointed elders for them in every assembly; and, having prayed with fastings, they commended them to the Lord on Whom they had believed.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to know those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
1 Timothy 3:5
(but, if one knows not how to preside over his own house, how will he take care of an assembly of God?);
Now this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.
And, when they had prayed, the place in which they had assembled was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and were speaking the word of God with boldness.
Speaking boldly, both Paul and Barnabas said, "It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Inasmuch as ye thrust it away from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the gentiles;
Consequently, faith comes of hearing; and hearing, through the word of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.
I, John, your brother, and fellow-sharer in the tribulation, and kingdom, and patience in Jesus, was in the island called Patmos, because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
And, when He opened the fifth seal, I saw, underneath the altar, the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they were holding.
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them; and judgment was given to them; and I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony of Jesus, and because of the word of God; and such as worshiped not the beast, neither his image, and received not the mark upon their forehead and upon their hand; and they lived, and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
that ye may not become slothful, but imitators of those who, through faith and long-suffering, inherit the promises.
1 Corinthians 4:16
I beseech you, therefore, become imitators of me.
1 Corinthians 11:1
Become imitators of me, even as I also am of Christ.
Brethren, become imitators together of me, and mark those who so walk, as ye have us as an example.
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit;
2 Thessalonians 3:7
For ye yourselves know that ye should imitate us; because we were not disorderly among you;
But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, looking intently into Heaven, saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God;