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16 Bible Verses about Greatness Of Disciples

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Matthew 18:1

At that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, Who then is [really] the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Mark 9:34

But they kept still, for on the road they had discussed and disputed with one another as to who was the greatest.

Luke 9:46

But a controversy arose among them as to which of them might be the greatest [surpassing the others in excellence, worth, and authority].

Luke 22:24

Now an eager contention arose among them [as to] which of them was considered and reputed to be the greatest.

Luke 9:48

And told them, Whoever receives and accepts and welcomes this child in My name and for My sake receives and accepts and welcomes Me; and whoever so receives Me so also receives Him Who sent Me. For he who is least and lowliest among you all -- "he is [the one who is truly] great.

Matthew 18:4

Whoever will humble himself therefore and become like this little child [trusting, lowly, loving, forgiving] is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Mark 10:43

But this is not to be so among you; instead, whoever desires to be great among you must be your servant,

Luke 9:43

And all were astounded at the evidence of God's mighty power and His majesty and magnificence. But [while] they were all marveling at everything Jesus was doing, He said to His disciples,

Luke 22:26

But this is not to be so with you; on the contrary, let him who is the greatest among you become like the youngest, and him who is the chief and leader like one who serves.

Matthew 5:19

Whoever then breaks or does away with or relaxes one of the least [important] of these commandments and teaches men so shall be called least [important] in the kingdom of heaven, but he who practices them and teaches others to do so shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 11:11

Truly I tell you, among those born of women there has not risen anyone greater than John the Baptist; yet he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Luke 7:28

I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; but he that is inferior [to the other citizens] in the kingdom of God is greater [in incomparable privilege] than he.

John 14:12

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, if anyone steadfastly believes in Me, he will himself be able to do the things that I do; and he will do even greater things than these, because I go to the Father.

3 John 1:9

I have written briefly to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to take the lead among them and put himself first, does not acknowledge my authority and refuses to accept my suggestions or to listen to me.

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