Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;
But don't you assume that title, for you have but one doctor, who is the Christ; as for you, you are all brethren alike.
then sitting down, he address'd himself to the twelve, saying, he that would be the first, must be the last of all, and the servant of all.
but it shall not be so among young you: on the contrary, whoever would be great among you, he must be your servant;
Afterwards observing how eager the guests were for the first places, he gave them this instruction:
I tell you this man went home approv'd as just, and not the other. for whoever exalteth himself shall be humbled, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Jesus answered, my kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, I should have had my guards to prevent my falling into the hands of the Jews: whereas my kingdom is of another nature.
2 Corinthians 1:24
not that I would arbitrarily prescribe what you should believe, but rather encourage you to go on: for 'tis by faith you have stood.
2 Corinthians 10:4
our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts;
1 Peter 5:3
not to domineer over the laity, but to be examples for their imitation;
3 John 1:9
I have writ to the church: but Diotrephes, who affects the superiority, has no regard to our representations.
Then I beheld another beast coming out of the earth, it had two horns like a lamb, but it spake like a dragon.
and I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondred with great admiration.
then will they answer, Lord, when did we see thee in hunger, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
And several women were there who look'd on at a distance, and had followed Jesus from Galilee, to assist him with their service.
when they were arrived at Salamis, they preach'd the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews, and had John for their assistant.
2 Timothy 1:18
the Lord grant he may obtain mercy from him in that day, for you know very well what services de did me at Ephesus.
I would have kept him with me, to assist me in your stead during my confinement for the gospel.
are not all those spirits dispatch'd as ministers to take care of those who shall belong to the christian church.
1 Peter 4:11
let a speaker deliver nothing but what is agreeable to the divine oracles: and let him that attends the poor, be active in proportion to the strength God has given him. amen.
he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
Jesus therefore told them, the kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and they, who are invested with their authority, take the title of benefactors.
for the same temper of mind ought to be in you as was in Christ Jesus: