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43 Bible Verses about Ministry, In The Church
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Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the holy Spirit hath appointed you bishops, to feed the church of God, which He purchased with his own blood.
taking the episcopal charge of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with a ready mind:
Be ruled by those that are your guides, and submit to them: for they watch for your souls; (as those that must give an account) that they may do it with joy and not with uneasiness: for this were unprofitable for you.
Now I exhort you, brethren, to mark those who cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned:
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of but one wife, sober, prudent, grave,
and the things which thou hast heard from me, before many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Take heed to thyself, and to thy doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this, thou wilt both save thyself and those that hear thee.
And we entreat you, brethren, to respect those that labour among you, and preside over you in the Lord, and instruct you; and to esteem them very highly in love, on account of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.
Let the elders, who preside well, be counted worthy of double honor, especially those that labour in preaching and teaching.
I beseech you, brethren, (for ye know the family of Stephanas, that they are the first-fruits of Achaia, and have set themselves to minister to the saints) that you also would be subservient to such, and to every one that worketh and laboureth with us.
But remain in the same house, eating and drinking such as they have; for the laborer is worthy of his hire.
And let him, that is instructed in the word, communicate in all good things to him that instructeth.
Now I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that ye earnestly strive together with me in prayers to God for me;
Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and have such in high esteem: because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his own life, so that he might fill up what was wanting in your kind offices towards me.
and my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected me for it; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
Remember your guides, who spake the word of God to you; whose faith imitate, considering the happy end of their conversation.
But having different gifts, according to the grace conferred upon us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith: or ministry, let us attend to the ministry: or he that teacheth, on teaching: or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.
Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit: and there are different offices, but the same Lord: and there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God who worketh them all in every one.read more.
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the advantage of all. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; to another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another the discerning of spirits; to another various kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: but all these worketh that one and the same Spirit distributing to every one in particular as He sees fit.
But grace is given to each of us, according to the measure of the gift of Christ.
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only abuse not this liberty for an occasion to indulge the flesh, but by mutual love serve one another.
be tenderly affected with brotherly love to each other, in honor preferring one another:
Owe no one any thing, but to love one another; for he that loveth others hath fulfilled the law:
Put on therefore, as the elect of God holy and beloved, bowels of mercy, benignity, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if any one has a complaint against any: even as Christ hath forgiven you, so also do ye. And above all these put on love, which is the band of perfection.
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:
Let brotherly love continue.
Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:
And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as He hath given us a charge to do.
and with long-suffering forbear one another in love,
Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder; and all of you behaving with due submission one to another, be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, but sheweth favor to the humble.
And admonish the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be of a patient spirit towards all.
Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ hath received us, to the glory of God.
- Agape Love
- Attending Church
- Bishops, Duties
- Bishops, Qualifications
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Church Authority, Of Eldars
- Commitment, to God's people
- Confidence And Self Esteem
- Examples of Leadership
- Giving Money To The Church
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love, For One Another
- Love, Nature Of
- Loving Everyone
- Loving One Another
- Pray For Us
- Shepherds, As Church Leader