Paul, the servant of Jesus Christ, called unto the office to be an apostle, put apart to preach the Gospel of God,
The Lord said unto him, "Go thy ways: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the gentiles, and kings and the children of Israel:
for this purpose: that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ among the gentiles, and should minister the glad tidings of God, that the gentiles might be an acceptable offering, sanctified by the holy ghost.
Paul, by vocation an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and brother Sosthenes.
For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit, in the Gospel of his son that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers,
Am I not an apostle? Am I not free? Have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? Are not ye my work in the Lord?
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and brother Timothy. Unto the congregation of God, which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:
Paul, the servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to preach the faith of God's elect, and the knowledge of that truth,
As they ministered to the Lord and fasted; The holy ghost said, "Separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work whereunto I have called them."
But I have said unto you that ye shall enjoy their land, and that I will give it unto you to possess it: even a land that floweth with milk and honey. I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other nations:
Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the multitude of Israel to bring you to him, to do the service of the dwelling place of the LORD, and to stand before the people to minister unto them?
And the same season the LORD separated the tribe of Levi to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD and to stand before the LORD, and to minister unto him and to bless in his name unto this day.
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. And Aaron was appointed to consecrate in the place most holy, with his sons forever: and to burn the offerings before the LORD, and to minister, and to bless in his name forever.
Hearken ye isles unto me, and give heed ye people that are afar. The LORD called me out of the womb and made mention of my name, when I was in my mother's bowels.
"Before I fashioned thee in thy mother's womb, I did know thee: And before thou wast born, I sanctified thee and ordained thee, to be a Prophet unto the people."
And he said unto them, "Go ye into all the world, and preach the glad tidings to all creatures:
But the angel said unto them, "Be not afraid: For behold, I bring you tidings of great joy, that shall come to all the people:
If any man minister unto me, let him follow me: and where I am, there shall also my minister be. And if any man minister unto me, him will my father honour.
If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet: ye also ought to wash one another's feet.
Henceforth, call I you not servants: For the servant knoweth not what his Lord doeth. But you have I called friends: For all things that I have heard of my father, I have opened to you.
Then Saul, which also is called Paul, being full of the holy ghost, set his eyes on him, and said,
But none of those things move me. Neither is my life dear unto myself; that I might fulfill my course with joy, and the ministration which I have received of the Lord Jesus to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
When he had given him licence, Paul stood on the steps, and beckoned with the hand unto the people, and there was made a great silence. And he spake unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying:
and I fell unto the earth, and heard a voice saying unto me, 'Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?'
came unto me, and stood and said unto me, 'Brother Saul, look up.' And that same hour I received my sight and saw him.
And he said unto me, 'Depart for I will send thee afar hence unto the gentiles.'"
Agrippa said unto Paul, "Thou art permitted to speak for thyself." Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself,
When we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, 'Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? It is hard for thee to kick against the prick.'
But rise and stand up on thy feet. For I have appeared unto thee for this purpose: to make thee a minister, and a witness both of those things which thou hast seen, and of those things in thee which I will appear unto thee,
by whom we have received grace and apostleship, to bring all manner heathen people unto obedience of the faith, that is in his name:
For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, because it is the power of God unto salvation to all that believe; namely to the Jew, and also to the gentile.
I speak to you gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the gentiles I will magnify mine office
And I am sure when I come, that I shall come with abundance of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.
For they that are such serve not the Lord Jesus Christ: but their own bellies. And with sweet preachings and flattering words deceive the hearts of the innocents:
To him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel and preaching of Jesus Christ, in uttering of the mystery which was kept secret since the world began,
In that I preach the gospel, I have nothing to rejoice of. For necessity is put unto me. Woe is it unto me if I preach not the gospel.
And last of all he was seen of me, as of one that was born out of due time.
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus to be the Lord, and preach ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
I am made a fool in boasting myself. Ye have compelled me: I ought to have been commended of you. For in nothing was I inferior unto the chief apostles, though I be nothing:
Paul an apostle, not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and by God the father which raised him from death,
Preach I man's doctrine or God's? Other go I about to please men? If I studied to please men, I were not the servant of Christ.
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God. To the saints which are at Ephesus, and to them which believe on Jesus Christ.
In whom also ye - after that ye heard the word of truth, I mean the gospel of your salvation wherein ye believed - were sealed with the holy spirit of promise,
which mystery in times past was not opened unto the sons of men as it is now declared unto his holy apostles and prophets by the spirit:
And the very same, made some Apostles, some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Shepherds, some Teachers:
Paul and Timothy, the servants of Jesus Christ. To all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons.
and that all tongues should confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord unto the praise of God the father.
and as concerning ferventness I persecuted the congregation, and as touching the righteousness which is in the law, I was unrebukable.
but even after that we had suffered before and were shamefully entreated at Philippi - as ye well know - then were we bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God, with much striving.
But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, beloved of the Lord, for because that God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctifying of the spirit; And through believing the truth:
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the commandment of God our saviour, and of the Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope.
according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God, which gospel is committed unto me.
This is a true saying, and by all means worthy to be received, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief:
whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle - I tell the truth in Christ and lie not - being the teacher of the gentiles in faith and verity.
Such a high priest it becometh us to have, which is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than heaven.
James, the servant of God, and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sendeth greeting to the twelve tribes which are scattered here and there.
Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them which have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness that cometh of our God and saviour Jesus Christ.
Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, the brother of James. To them which are called and sanctified in God the father, and preserved in Christ Jesus.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, for to show unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass. And he sent and showed by his angel unto his servant John,
And he said unto me, "These sayings are faithful, and true. And the Lord God of saints and prophets sent his angel to show unto his servants, the things which must shortly be fulfilled.
And he said unto me, "See thou do it not, for I am thy fellow servant and the fellow servant of thy brethren the prophets and of them which keep the sayings of this book. But worship God."
Remember the saying, that I said unto you, 'The servant is not greater than the Lord.' If they have persecuted me, so will they persecute you. If they have kept my saying, so will they keep yours.
whereof am I made a minister according to the ordinance of God, which ordinance was given me unto you ward, to fulfill the word of God:
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
- 1 Corinthians 15:8
- 2 Corinthians 1:1
- 2 Corinthians 11:5
- 2 Corinthians 12:11
- Galatians 1:1
- Ephesians 1:1
- Ephesians 3:5