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Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that brings good tidings, that publishes peace, that brings good tidings of good, that publishes saving health, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigns!
But the angel said unto them, Fear not; for, behold, I bring you a gospel of great joy, which shall be to all the people.
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food together with gladness and singleness of heart,
And there was great joy in that city.
And how shall they preach if they have not been sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those that announce the gospel of peace, of those that announce the gospel of that which is good!
(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?
2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not he that commends himself that is approved, but whom the Lord commends.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to recognize those who labour among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you
Listen to your pastors, and do not resist them, for they watch for your souls as those that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief; for that is unprofitable for you.
Hold such in reputation
who also honoured us with many gifts; and when we departed, they laded us with such things as were necessary.
1 Corinthians 16:18
For they have refreshed my spirit and yours; therefore, acknowledge ye those that are such.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those that send him, for he refreshes the soul of his master.