16 Bible Verses about Greatness Of Disciples
Most Relevant Verses
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”
But they kept silent, for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest.
An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.
And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.
and said to them, “Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for the one who is least among all of you, this is the one who is great.”
Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Sitting down, He called the twelve and *said to them, “If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.”
But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;
But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
And they were all amazed at the greatness of God.But while everyone was marveling at all that He was doing, He said to His disciples,
But it is not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Truly I say to you, among those born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptist! Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
- Disciples (311 instances)