Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus,
called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
1 Corinthians 1:1
called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.
If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.
a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
To James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, the twelve tribes who are
dispersed abroad: Greetings.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a To those who have received bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
To Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which
God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His bond-servant John,
I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
he *said to me, “Do not do that. I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book. Worship God.”
“For it is written in the book of Psalms,
Let his homestead be made desolate,
And let no one dwell in it’;
‘ Let another man take his office.’
And let no one dwell in it’;
1 Timothy 3:1
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
overseer must be above reproach as God’s steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,
1 Peter 2:25
For you were
continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.
As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: The One who holds
the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks among the seven golden lampstands, says this:
at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.
1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,