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44 Bible Verses about Ministry, In The Church
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'Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit made you overseers, to feed the assembly of God that He acquired through His own blood,
feed the flock of God that is among you, overseeing not constrainedly, but willingly, neither for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind,
Be obedient to those leading you, and be subject, for these do watch for your souls, as about to give account, that with joy they may do this, and not sighing, for this is unprofitable to you.
And I call upon you, brethren, to mark those who the divisions and the stumbling-blocks, contrary to the teaching that ye did learn, are causing, and turn ye away from them;
it behoveth, therefore, the overseer to be blameless, of one wife a husband, vigilant, sober, decent, a friend of strangers, apt to teach,
and the things that thou didst hear from me through many witnesses, these things be committing to stedfast men, who shall be sufficient also others to teach;
take heed to thyself, and to the teaching; remain in them, for this thing doing, both thyself thou shalt save, and those hearing thee.
And we ask you, brethren, to know those labouring among you, and leading you in the Lord, and admonishing you, and to esteem them very abundantly in love, because of their work; be at peace among yourselves;
The well-leading elders of double honour let them be counted worthy, especially those labouring in word and teaching,
And I entreat you, brethren, ye have known the household of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and to the ministration to the saints they did set themselves -- that ye also be subject to such, and to every one who is working with us and labouring;
And in that house remain, eating and drinking the things they have, for worthy is the workman of his hire; go not from house to house,
And let him who is instructed in the word share with him who is instructing -- in all good things.
And I call upon you, brethren, through our Lord Jesus Christ, and through the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in the prayers for me unto God,
receive him, therefore, in the Lord, with all joy, and hold such in honour, because on account of the work of the Christ he drew near to death, having hazarded the life that he might fill up your deficiency of service unto me.
and my trial that is in my flesh ye did not despise nor reject, but as a messenger of God ye did receive me -- as Christ Jesus;
Be mindful of those leading you, who did speak to you the word of God, whose faith -- considering the issue of the behaviour -- be imitating,
And having gifts, different according to the grace that was given to us; whether prophecy -- 'According to the proportion of faith!' or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!' or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'
And there are diversities of gifts, and the same Spirit; and there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord; and there are diversities of workings, and it is the same God -- who is working the all in all.read more.
And to each hath been given the manifestation of the Spirit for profit; for to one through the Spirit hath been given a word of wisdom, and to another a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit; and to another faith in the same Spirit, and to another gifts of healings in the same Spirit; and to another in-workings of mighty deeds; and to another prophecy; and to another discernings of spirits; and to another divers kinds of tongues; and to another interpretation of tongues: and all these doth work the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each severally as he intendeth.
and to each one of you was given the grace, according to the measure of the gift of Christ,
For ye -- to freedom ye were called, brethren, only not the freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through the love serve ye one another,
in the love of brethren, to one another kindly affectioned: in the honour going before one another;
To no one owe anything, except to love one another; for he who is loving the other -- law he hath fulfilled,
Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering, forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if any one with any one may have a quarrel, as also the Christ did forgive you -- so also ye; and above all these things, have love, which is a bond of the perfection,
and you the Lord cause to increase and to abound in the love to one another, and to all, even as we also to you,
Let brotherly love remain;
Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,
and this is His command, that we may believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and may love one another, even as He did give command to us,
with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love,
In like manner, ye younger, be subject to elders, and all to one another subjecting yourselves; with humble-mindedness clothe yourselves, because God the proud doth resist, but to the humble He doth give grace;
and we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the infirm, be patient unto all;
wherefore receive ye one another, according as also the Christ did receive 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