16 Bible Verses about Greatness Of Disciples
Most Relevant Verses
At that time the disciples came to Jesus saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"
But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the greatest.
Now an argument started among the disciples as to which of them might be the greatest.
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.
and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, for the one who is least among you all is the one who is great."
Whoever then humbles himself like this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
After he sat down, he called the twelve and said to them, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
But it is not this way among you. Instead whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,
The greatest among you will be your servant.
ThenBut while the entire crowd was amazed at everything Jesus was doing, he said to his disciples,
Not so with you; instead the one who is greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the one who serves.
So anyone who breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches others to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever obeys them and teaches others to do so will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
"I tell you the truth, among those born of women, no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he is.
I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he is."
I tell you the solemn truth, the person who believes in me will perform the miraculous deeds that I am doing, and will perform greater deeds than these, because I am going to the Father.
I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not acknowledge us.
- Disciples (311 instances)