Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?
When he returned after receiving the kingdom, he summoned these slaves to whom he had given the money. He wanted to know how much they had earned by trading.
"Who then is the faithful and wise slave, whom the master has put in charge of his household, to give the other slaves their food at the proper time?
The one who had received the five talents came and brought five more, saying, 'Sir, you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.'
1 Corinthians 4:1
One should think about us this way -- as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For the overseer must be blameless as one entrusted with God's work, not arrogant, not prone to anger, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain.
Jesus also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who was informed of accusations that his manager was wasting his assets.
When it was evening the owner of the vineyard said to his manager, 'Call the workers and give the pay starting with the last hired until the first.'
1 Peter 4:10
Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of the varied grace of God.
1 Timothy 3:15
in case I am delayed, to let you know how people ought to conduct themselves in the household of God, because it is the church of the living God, the support and bulwark of the truth.
1 Timothy 5:17
Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.
Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that would be spoken.
Remember your leaders, who spoke God's message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.
I will install rulers over them who will care for them. Then they will no longer need to fear or be terrified. None of them will turn up missing. I, the Lord, promise it!
You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the choice animals, but you do not feed the sheep!
Then he said to them, "Therefore every expert in the law who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his treasure what is new and old."
Then when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these do?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."
Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son.
1 Peter 5:1
So as your fellow elder and a witness of Christ's sufferings and as one who shares in the glory that will be revealed, I urge the elders among you:
A person has joy in giving an appropriate answer, and a word at the right time -- how good it is!
The sovereign Lord has given me the capacity to be his spokesman, so that I know how to help the weary. He wakes me up every morning; he makes me alert so I can listen attentively as disciples do.
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.