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Acts 13:1

Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 15:38

But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.

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Missionaries, Call Of

Psalm 96:2-3

Sing to the LORD, bless His name; Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.

Missionaries, Support For

Matthew 10:17-23

"But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues;

Missionaries, Task Of

Romans 10:14-15

How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?

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Luke 10:1

Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.

Luke 10:8

"Whatever city you enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you;

Acts 15:39

And there occurred such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus.

Luke 9:3

And He said to them, "Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics apiece.

Isaiah 6:1-8

In the year of King Uzziah's death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple. Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called out to another and said, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, The whole earth is full of His glory." read more.
And the foundations of the thresholds trembled at the voice of him who called out, while the temple was filling with smoke. Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I live among a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts." Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my mouth with it and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven." Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?" Then I said, "Here am I. Send me!"

Acts 12:25

And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their mission, taking along with them John, who was also called Mark.

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.

Acts 13:23

"From the descendants of this man, according to promise, God has brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus,

Acts 16:6

They passed through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;

Acts 27:25

"Therefore, keep up your courage, men, for I believe God that it will turn out exactly as I have been told.

Acts 15:36

After some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us return and visit the brethren in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are."

Matthew 10:5

These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: "Do not go in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.

Psalm 96:1

Sing to the LORD a new song; Sing to the LORD, all the earth.

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Missionaries » In visiting and relieving the poor, the sick, &c

Leviticus 25:35

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

More verses: 2 Corinthians 9:9

Missionaries » In aiding ministers in their labors

Romans 16:3

Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus,

2 Corinthians 11:9

and when I was present with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone; for when the brethren came from Macedonia they fully supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will continue to do so.

Philippians 4:14-16

Nevertheless, you have done well to share with me in my affliction. You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs.

Romans 16:9

Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.

3 John 1:6

and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.

Missionaries » In holy conservation

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

Missionaries » In teaching and exhorting

Psalm 51:13

Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, And sinners will be converted to You.

Missionaries » Encouragement to

James 5:19-20

My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Proverbs 11:25

The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.

1 Corinthians 1:27

but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong,

Missionaries » In the family

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

1 Corinthians 7:16

For how do you know, O wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife?

Psalm 78:5-8

For He established a testimony in Jacob And appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers That they should teach them to their children, That the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born, That they may arise and tell them to their children, That they should put their confidence in God And not forget the works of God, But keep His commandments, read more.
And not be like their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that did not prepare its heart And whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Missionaries » In talking of God and his works

Psalm 77:12

I will meditate on all Your work And muse on Your deeds.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long; For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek my hurt.

Psalm 119:27

Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.

Psalm 145:11-12

They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom And talk of Your power; To make known to the sons of men Your mighty acts And the glory of the majesty of Your kingdom.

Missionaries » With a willing heart

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the LORD with a whole heart, and King David also rejoiced greatly.

1 Chronicles 29:14

"But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You.

Exodus 35:29

The Israelites, all the men and women, whose heart moved them to bring material for all the work, which the LORD had commanded through Moses to be done, brought a freewill offering to the LORD.

Missionaries » In a holy example

1 Thessalonians 1:7

so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Missionaries » In seeking the edification of others

Missionaries » In their intercourse with the world

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.

Missionaries » In inviting others to embrace the gospel

Isaiah 2:3

And many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; That He may teach us concerning His ways And that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!

John 1:46

Nathanael said to him, "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Come and see."

Missionaries » Women and children as well as men

Matthew 21:15-16

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He had done, and the children who were shouting in the temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became indignant and said to Him, "Do You hear what these children are saying?" And Jesus said to them, "Yes; have you never read, 'OUT OF THE MOUTH OF INFANTS AND NURSING BABIES YOU HAVE PREPARED PRAISE FOR YOURSELF'?"

Missionaries » In admonishing others

Missionaries » In interceding for others

Colossians 4:3

praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things.

Missionaries » Illustrated

Luke 19:13

"And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business with this until I come back.'

Matthew 25:14

"For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.

Missionaries » With a superabundant liberality

Exodus 36:5-7

and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform." So Moses issued a command, and a proclamation was circulated throughout the camp, saying, "Let no man or woman any longer perform work for the contributions of the sanctuary." Thus the people were restrained from bringing any more. For the material they had was sufficient and more than enough for all the work, to perform it.

2 Corinthians 8:3

For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord,

Missionaries » In reproving others

Leviticus 19:17

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.

Missionaries » In preferring Christ above all relations

Missionaries » In old age

Deuteronomy 32:7

"Remember the days of old, Consider the years of all generations. Ask your father, and he will inform you, Your elders, and they will tell you.

Psalm 71:18

And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to all who are to come.

Missionaries » In declaring what God has done for them

Psalm 66:16

Come and hear, all who fear God, And I will tell of what He has done for my soul.

Psalm 116:16-19

O LORD, surely I am Your servant, I am Your servant, the son of Your handmaid, You have loosed my bonds. To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And call upon the name of the LORD. I shall pay my vows to the LORD, Oh may it be in the presence of all His people, read more.
In the courts of the LORD'S house, In the midst of you, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

Missionaries » In youth

Psalm 148:12-13

Both young men and virgins; Old men and children. Let them praise the name of the LORD, For His name alone is exalted; His glory is above earth and heaven.

Psalm 71:17

O God, You have taught me from my youth, And I still declare Your wondrous deeds.

Missionaries » In dedicating themselves to the service of God

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple.

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Missionaries » From their calling as saints

Missionaries » An imperative duty

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Luke 19:40

But Jesus answered, "I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!"

Missionaries » Exemplified

Acts 11:19-20

So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone. But there were some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who came to Antioch and began speaking to the Greeks also, preaching the Lord Jesus.

Missionaries » In following Christ

Missionaries » The principle on which

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf.

Missionaries » However weak they may be

1 Corinthians 1:27

but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong,

Missionaries » Messengers of hezekiah

2 Chronicles 30:6

The couriers went throughout all Israel and Judah with the letters from the hand of the king and his princes, even according to the command of the king, saying, "O sons of Israel, return to the LORD God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, that He may return to those of you who escaped and are left from the hand of the kings of Assyria.

Missionaries » In first giving their own selves to the lord

2 Corinthians 8:5

and this, not as we had expected, but they first gave themselves to the Lord and to us by the will of God.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Hannah

1 Samuel 2:1-10

Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in the LORD; My horn is exalted in the LORD, My mouth speaks boldly against my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation. "There is no one holy like the LORD, Indeed, there is no one besides You, Nor is there any rock like our God. "Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed. read more.
"The bows of the mighty are shattered, But the feeble gird on strength. "Those who were full hire themselves out for bread, But those who were hungry cease to hunger. Even the barren gives birth to seven, But she who has many children languishes. "The LORD kills and makes alive; He brings down to Sheol and raises up. "The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts. "He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them. "He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail. "Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered; Against them He will thunder in the heavens, The LORD will judge the ends of the earth; And He will give strength to His king, And will exalt the horn of His anointed."

Missionaries » In giving a reason for their faith

Exodus 12:26-27

"And when your children say to you, 'What does this rite mean to you?' you shall say, 'It is a Passover sacrifice to the LORD who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when He smote the Egyptians, but spared our homes '" And the people bowed low and worshiped.

Missionaries » As faithful stewards

1 Peter 4:10-11

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:16-18

Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, "O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning this matter. "If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king. "But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up."

Missionaries » The zeal of hypocrites should provoke to

Matthew 23:15

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you travel around on sea and land to make one proselyte; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.

Missionaries » The zeal of idolaters should provoke to

Jeremiah 7:18

"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Missionaries » In joyfully suffering for Christ

Missionaries » In openly confessing Christ

Missionaries » In encouraging the weak

Isaiah 35:3-4

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble. Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."

Missionaries » Exemplified » Barnabas

Acts 4:36-37

Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement), and who owned a tract of land, sold it and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Andrew

John 1:41-42

He found first his own brother Simon and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which translated means Christ). He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John; you shall be called Cephas" (which is translated Peter).

Missionaries » In showing forth God's praises

Missionaries » In holy boldness

Psalm 119:46

I will also speak of Your testimonies before kings And shall not be ashamed.

Missionaries » In holy conduct

Missionaries » Exemplified » Captive maid

2 Kings 5:3

She said to her mistress, "I wish that my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would cure him of his leprosy."

Missionaries » Noah

Missionaries » Blessedness of

Missionaries » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John;

Missionaries » Exemplified » Aquila

Acts 18:26

and he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Missionaries » Apollos

Acts 18:24

Now a Jew named Apollos, an Alexandrian by birth, an eloquent man, came to Ephesus; and he was mighty in the Scriptures.

Missionaries » Christ

Missionaries » In hating life for Christ

Missionaries » After the example of Christ

Missionaries » Exemplified » Restored demoniac

Mark 5:20

And he went away and began to proclaim in Decapolis what great things Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Woman of samaria

Missionaries » Exemplified » Philip

John 1:46

Nathanael said to him, "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Come and see."

Missionaries » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Missionaries » Peter

Acts 15:7

After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.

Missionaries » In forsaking all for Christ

Luke 5:11

When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Joanna

Luke 8:3

and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means.

Missionaries » Members of the early church

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