Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Why, it is like a man who, when going on his travels, called his bondservants and entrusted his property to their care.
If a man wishes to be my servant, let him follow me; and where I am, there too shall my servant be. If a man wishes to be my servant, the Father will honour him.
For is it man's favour or God's that I aspire to? Or am I seeking to please men? If I were still a man-pleaser, I should not be Christ's bondservant.
James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ: to the twelve tribes who are scattered over the world. All good wishes.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a bondservant and Apostle of Jesus Christ: To those to whom there has been allotted the same precious faith as that which is ours through the righteousness of our God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ.
To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one--to each according to his individual capacity; and then started from home.
But since we have special gifts which differ in accordance with the diversified work graciously entrusted to us, if it is prophecy, let the prophet speak in exact proportion to his faith;
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to each of us a manifestation of the Spirit has been granted for the common good.
1 Peter 4:9
Extend ungrudging hospitality towards one another.