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?
And when he was returned, having received the kingdom, he ordered these servants to be called to him, to whom he had delivered the money, that he might know what use each had made of it.
Who then is the faithful and prudent servant, whom his lord hath set over his family to give them food in due season?
And he who had received the five talents came and brought to him five talents more, saying, Sir, thou deliveredst to me five talents, behold I have gained other five talents to them:
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so account of us, as the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For a bishop must be blameless as the steward of God, not self-willed, not passionate, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of sordid gain:
And He said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and he was accused to him of wasting his goods.
Now when evening was come, the owner of the vineyard saith to his steward, Call the work-men and pay them their hire, beginning from the last even to the first.
1 Peter 4:10
as every one hath received a gift, imparting it to each other, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
1 Timothy 3:15
But if I should be retarded, that thou mayst know how thou oughtest to behave in the house of God, the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders, who preside well, be counted worthy of double honor, especially those that labour in preaching and teaching.
Now Moses was indeed faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of the things which were to be spoken:
Remember your guides, who spake the word of God to you; whose faith imitate, considering the happy end of their conversation.
Therefore every teacher, who has been thus instructed in the knowledge of the kingdom of heaven, is like a master of a family, who brings forth out of his store things new and old.
Now when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon son of Jonas, dost thou love me more than these? He saith unto Him, Yes, Lord, Thou knowest that I love Thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the holy Spirit hath appointed you bishops, to feed the church of God, which He purchased with his own blood.
1 Peter 5:1
The elders that are among you I exhort, who am also an elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker of the glory which shall be revealed; feed the flock of God that is among you,
2 Timothy 4:2
preach the word, be instant both in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and instruction.
3 John 1:5
Beloved, thou actest faithfully in whatsoever service thou dost to the brethren, and to strangers too;