Ministry, In The Church

Most Relevant Verses

1 Timothy 4:16

Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by] doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and rule over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them beyond all measure in love, because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

Philippians 2:29

Therefore welcome him in the Lord with all joy, and consider such [people] highly honored,

1 Corinthians 16:15-16

Now I urge you, brothers--you know about the household of Stephanas, that they are the first fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the ministry for the saints-- that you also be subject to such people, and to all those who work together and labor.

1 Corinthians 9:14

In the [same] way also the Lord ordered those who proclaim the gospel to live from the gospel.

Luke 10:7

And remain in the same house, eating and drinking {whatever they provide}, for the worker [is] worthy of his pay. Do not move from house to house.

1 Timothy 5:18

For the scripture says, "You must not muzzle an ox [while it] is threshing," and "The worker [is] worthy of his wages."

Ephesians 6:19

and for me, that a word may be given to me at the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,

Philippians 1:19

for I know that this will turn out to me for deliverance through your prayer and the support of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we are convinced that we have a good conscience, [and] want to conduct ourselves commendably in every [way].

Philippians 2:29-30

Therefore welcome him in the Lord with all joy, and consider such [people] highly honored, because on account of the work of Christ he came near to the point of death, risking his life in order that {he might make up for your inability to serve me}.

Galatians 4:14

And you did not despise or disdain [what was] a trial for you in my flesh, but you welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:17

And tell Archippus, "Direct your attention to the ministry that you received in the Lord, in order that you may complete it."

Romans 12:6-8

but having different gifts according to the grace given to us: if [it is] prophecy, according to the proportion of [his] faith; if [it is] service, by service; if [it is] one who teaches, by teaching; if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit, and there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord, and there are varieties of activities, but the same God, who works all [things] in all [people].read more.
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for what is beneficial [to all]. For to one is given a word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another a word of knowledge by the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit, to another {miraculous powers}, to another prophecy, to another distinguishing of spirits, to another kinds of tongues, to another interpretation of tongues. But in all these [things] one and the same Spirit is at work, distributing to each one individually just as he wishes.

Colossians 3:12-14

Therefore, as [the] chosen of God, holy and [dearly] loved, put on affection, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, putting up with one another and forgiving one another. If anyone should have a complaint against anyone, just as also the Lord forgave you, thus also you [do the same]. And to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.

Galatians 5:26

We must not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

James 5:9

Brothers, do not complain against one another, in order that you may not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors!