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Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation to the people, speak.
And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with much discourse, and strengthened them.
And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with much discourse, he came to Greece.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But he that prophesies speaks to men in edification, and encouragement, and consolation.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;
1 Timothy 4:13
Till I come, give thyself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.
not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the custom is with some; but encouraging one another, and by so much the more as ye see the day drawing near.
But I beseech you, brethren, bear the word of exhortation, for it is but in few words that I have written to you.
distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.
but thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto him, and shalt certainly lend him on pledge what is sufficient for his need, in that which he lacketh.
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.
The vile man shall be no more called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful:
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring to thy house the needy wanderers; when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.
And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury;
And all that believed were together, and had all things common,
and with great power did the apostles give witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.
and one from among them, by name Agabus, rose up and signified by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine over all the inhabited earth, which also came to pass under Claudius.
2 Corinthians 8:1
But we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;
1 Thessalonians 2:8
Thus, yearning over you, we had found our delight in having imparted to you not only the glad tidings of God, but our own lives also, because ye had become beloved of us.
1 Peter 4:9
hospitable one to another, without murmuring;
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.
2 Corinthians 8:2
that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty has abounded to the riches of their free-hearted liberality.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear lest by any means, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craft, so your thoughts should be corrupted from simplicity as to the Christ.
Bondmen, obey masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ;
Bondmen, obey in all things your masters according to flesh; not with eye-services, as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing the Lord.
For on this account ye pay tribute also; for they are God's officers, attending continually on this very thing.
For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.
Then the proconsul, seeing what had happened, believed, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has set certain in the assembly: first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then miraculous powers; then gifts of healings; helps; governments; kinds of tongues.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you,
1 Timothy 3:4
conducting his own house well, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;
Remember your leaders who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their conversation, imitate their faith.
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;
Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.
and thou shalt rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow that are in thy midst in the place that Jehovah thy God will choose to cause his name to dwell there.
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; but the righteous is gracious and giveth:
Thou meetest him that rejoiceth to do righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: (behold, thou wast wroth, and we have sinned:) in those is perpetuity, and we shall be saved.
2 Corinthians 9:7
each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.