Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
See, I am against the prophets of false dreams, says the Lord, who give them out and make my people go out of the way by their deceit and their uncontrolled words: but I did not send them or give them orders; and they will be of no profit to this people, says the Lord.
Make prayer, then, to the Lord of the grain-fields, that he may send out workers to get in his grain.
And he got together his twelve disciples and gave them the power of driving out unclean spirits, and of making well all sorts of disease and pain.
And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
Now after these things, the Lord made selection of seventy others and sent them before him, two together, into every town and place where he himself was about to come.
And Jesus said to them again, May peace be with you! As the Father sent me, even so I now send you.
But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:
And while they were doing the Lord's work, and going without food, the Holy Spirit said, Let Barnabas and Saul be given to me for the special work for which they have been marked out by me.
And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has put some in the church, first, Apostles; second, prophets; third, teachers; then those with wonder-working powers, then those with the power of taking away disease, helpers, wise guides, users of strange tongues.
2 Corinthians 5:18
But all things are of God, who has made us at peace with himself through Christ, and has given to us the work of making peace;
To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:
And he gave some as Apostles, and some, prophets; and some, preachers of the good news; and some to give care and teaching;
1 Peter 1:12
And it was made clear to those prophets that they were God's servants not for themselves but for you, to give you word of the things which have now come to your ears from the preachers of the good news through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; things which even angels have a desire to see.
How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who comes with good news, who gives word of peace, saying that salvation is near; who says to Zion, Your God is ruling!
See on the mountains the feet of him who comes with good news, giving word of peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah, give effect to your oaths: for the good-for-nothing man will never again go through you; he is completely cut off.
You who give good news to Zion, get up into the high mountain; you who give good news to Jerusalem, let your voice be strong; let it be sounding without fear; say to the towns of Judah, See, your God!
The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;
And the angel said, Have no fear; for truly, I give you good news of great joy which will be for all the people:
And it came about, after a short time, that he went through town and country giving the good news of the kingdom of God, and with him were the twelve,
My brothers, children of the family of Abraham, and those among you who have the fear of God, to us the word of this salvation is sent.
I did not send these prophets, but they went running: I said nothing to them, but they gave out the prophet's word