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 slave of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God,
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,
It is as when a man away from home, having left his house, and having given authority to his servants, to each his work, commanded also the porter to watch.
If any one serve Me, let him follow Me; and where I am there will also My servant be. If anyone serve Me, him will My Father honor.
Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the full knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are in the Dispersion, greeting.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who obtained an equally precious faith with us, in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:
Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to 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 servants the things which must shortly come to pass; and, having sent, He signified them through His angel to His servant John;
And I fell down before his feet to worship him. And he says to me, "See that you do it not: I am a fellow-servant of you and of your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."
And he says, "See that you do it not. I am a fellow-servant with you and with your brethren the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book: worship God."
For it has been written in a book of Psalms, 'Let his habitation become desolate, and let no one dwell in it.' And, 'His charge, let another take.'
1 Timothy 3:1
Faithful is the saying, "If anyone desires the office of bishop, he covets a noble work."
For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not a striker, not greedy of base gain;
1 Peter 2:25
For, as sheep, ye were going astray; but now ye returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of seven assemblies; and the seven candlesticks are seven assemblies."
"To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write these things," saith He Who holdeth the seven stars in His right hand, He Who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks:
Now in these days, when the disciples were being multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily ministration.
1 Timothy 3:8
It is needful that deacons, in like manner, be grave, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy of base gain;