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25 Bible Verses about Missionaries
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In the church that was at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
But as for you, be serious about everything, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
After this, the Lord appointed 70 others, and He sent them ahead of Him in pairs to every town and place where He Himself was about to go.
And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautifulare the feet of thosewho announce the gospel of good things!
But I count my life of no value to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, and His robe filled the temple. Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another:Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Hosts;
His glory fills the whole earth.read more.
The foundations of the doorways shook at the sound of their voices, and the temple was filled with smoke. Then I said:Woe is me for I am ruined
because I am a man of unclean lips
and live among a people of unclean lips,
and because my eyes have seen the King,
the Lord of Hosts. Then one of the seraphim flew to me, and in his hand was a glowing coal that he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my mouth with it and said:Now that this has touched your lips,
your wickedness is removed
and your sin is atoned for. Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying:Who should I send?
Who will go for Us?I said:Here I am. Send me.
Jesus sent out these 12 after giving them instructions: “Don’t take the road leading to other nations, and don’t enter any Samaritan town.
A woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, was listening. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was spoken by Paul.
From Thematic Bible
Missionaries » In visiting and relieving the poor, the sick, &c
“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.
In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said,
Pure and undefiled religion before our
Missionaries » In aiding ministers in their labors
When I was present with you and in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia
Still, you did well by sharing with me in my hardship. And you, Philippians, know that in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving except you alone. For even in Thessalonica you sent [gifts] for my need several times.
Missionaries » In holy conservation
Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt,
No foul language is to come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need,
Missionaries » In teaching and exhorting
Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.
not staying away from our worship meetings, as some habitually do, but encouraging each other,
But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today, so that none of you is hardened by sin’s deception.
Missionaries » Encouragement to
My brothers, if any among you strays from the truth, and someone turns him back, he should know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his life from death and cover a multitude of sins.
Instead, God has chosen
Missionaries » In the family
Repeat them to your children.
For you, wife, how do you know whether you will save your husband? Or you, husband, how do you know whether you will save your wife?
He established a testimony in Jacob and set up a law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers to teach to their children so that a future generation- children yet to be born-might know. They were to rise and tell their children so that they might put their confidence in God and not forget God's works, but keep His commandments. read more.
Then they would not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation whose heart was not loyal and whose spirit was not faithful to God.
Missionaries » In talking of God and his works
They will speak of the glory of Your kingdom and will declare Your might, informing [all] people of Your mighty acts and of the glorious splendor of Your kingdom.
Missionaries » With a willing heart
But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.
Missionaries » In a holy example
so that you may be blameless
Missionaries » In seeking the edification of others
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing.
So then, we must pursue what promotes peace
Missionaries » In their intercourse with the world
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world. Hold firmly the message of life. Then I can boast in the day of Christ that I didn't run in vain or labor for nothing.
Missionaries » In inviting others to embrace the gospel
“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,
to the house of the God of Jacob.
He will teach us about His ways
so that we may walk in His paths.”
For instruction will go out of Zion
and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.
How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!
Missionaries » Women and children as well as men
You have established a stronghold
from the mouths of children and nursing infants
to silence the enemy and the avenger.
When the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonders that He did and the children in the temple complex cheering, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were indignant and said to Him, "Do You hear what these [children] are saying?" "Yes," Jesus told them. "Have you never read: You have prepared praise from the mouths of children and nursing infants "?
Missionaries » In admonishing others
And we exhort you, brothers:
Missionaries » In interceding for others
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The urgent request of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.
At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door
Missionaries » Illustrated
Missionaries » With a superabundant liberality
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done." After Moses gave an order, they sent a proclamation throughout the camp: "Let no man or woman make anything else as an offering for the sanctuary." So the people stopped. The materials were sufficient for them to do all the work. There was more than enough.
Missionaries » In reproving others
Don’t participate in the fruitless
“You must not harbor hatred against your brother.
Missionaries » In preferring Christ above all relations
For I didn’t think it was a good idea to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.
Missionaries » In old age
God, do not abandon me.
Then I will
to another generation,
Your strength to all who are to come.
Missionaries » In declaring what God has done for them
Lord, I am indeed Your servant; I am Your servant, the son of Your female servant. You have loosened my bonds. I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving and will worship the Lord. I will fulfill my vows to the Lord, in the very presence of all His people, read more.
in the courts of the Lord's house- within you, Jerusalem. Hallelujah!
Missionaries » In youth
young men as well as young women, old and young together. Let them praise the name of the Lord, for His name alone is exalted. His majesty covers heaven and earth.
Missionaries » In dedicating themselves to the service of God
it is what I desire:
to dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
gazing on the beauty of the Lord
and seeking Him in His temple.
But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living.
Missionaries » From their calling as saints
a holy nation,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.
and you will be My kingdom of priests and My holy nation.’
Missionaries » An imperative duty
Missionaries » Exemplified
Those who had been scattered as a result of the persecution that started because of Stephen made their way as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the message to no one except Jews. But there were some of them, Cypriot and Cyrenian men, who came to Antioch and began speaking to the Hellenists, proclaiming the good news about the Lord Jesus.
Missionaries » In following Christ
When Jesus heard this, He told him,
Missionaries » The principle on which
For Christ's love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: if One died for all, then all died. And He died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the One who died for them and was raised.
Missionaries » However weak they may be
Instead, God has chosen
Missionaries » Messengers of hezekiah
So the couriers
Missionaries » In first giving their own selves to the lord
and not just as we had hoped. Instead, they gave themselves especially to the Lord, then to us by God’s will.
Missionaries » Exemplified » Hannah
Hannah prayed: My heart rejoices in the Lord; my horn is lifted up by the Lord. My mouth boasts over my enemies, because I rejoice in Your salvation. There is no one holy like the Lord. There is no one besides You! And there is no rock like our God. Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogant [words] come out of your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and actions are weighed by Him. read more.
The bows of the warriors are broken, but the feeble are clothed with strength. Those who are full hire themselves out for food, but those who are starving [hunger] no more. The barren woman gives birth to seven, but the woman with many sons pines away. The Lord brings death and gives life; He sends [some] to Sheol, and He raises [others] up. The Lord brings poverty and gives wealth; He humbles and He exalts. He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the garbage pile. He seats them with noblemen and gives them a throne of honor. For the foundations of the earth are the Lord's; He has set the world on them. He guards the steps of His faithful ones, but the wicked are silenced in darkness, for a man does not prevail by [his own] strength. Those who oppose the Lord will be shattered; He will thunder in the heavens against them. The Lord will judge the ends of the earth. He will give power to His king; He will lift up the horn of His anointed.
Missionaries » In giving a reason for their faith
When your children ask you, 'What does this ritual mean to you?' you are to reply, 'It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, for He passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and spared our homes.' " So the people bowed down and worshiped.
Missionaries » As faithful stewards
Based on the gift they have received, everyone should use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God. If anyone speaks, [his speech should be] like the oracles of God; if anyone serves, [his service should be] from the strength God provides, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To Him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
Missionaries » Exemplified » Shadrach
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied to the king, "Nebuchadnezzar, we don't need to give you an answer to this question. If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king. But even if He does not rescue us, we want you as king to know that we will not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you set up."
Missionaries » The zeal of hypocrites should provoke to
Missionaries » The zeal of idolaters should provoke to
The sons gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven,
Missionaries » In joyfully suffering for Christ
For you sympathized with the prisoners
Missionaries » In openly confessing Christ
Missionaries » In encouraging the weak
Strengthen the weak hands, steady the shaking knees! Say to the faint-hearted: "Be strong; do not fear! Here is your God; vengeance is coming. God's retribution is coming; He will save you."
Missionaries » Exemplified » Barnabas
Joseph, a Levite and a Cypriot by birth, whom the apostles named Barnabas, which is translated Son of Encouragement, sold a field he owned, brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
Missionaries » Exemplified » Andrew
He first found his own brother Simon and told him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which means "Anointed One"), and he brought [Simon] to Jesus. When Jesus saw him, He said, "You are Simon, son of John. You will be called Cephas" (which means "Rock").
Missionaries » In showing forth God's praises
Missionaries » In holy boldness
Missionaries » In holy conduct
Missionaries » Exemplified » Captive maid
Missionaries » Noah
and if He didn’t spare the ancient world, but protected Noah,
Missionaries » Blessedness of
like the bright expanse of the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness,
like the stars forever and ever.
Missionaries » Exemplified » Apollos
This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit,
Missionaries » Exemplified » Aquila
He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. After Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home
Missionaries » Exemplified » Leper
Missionaries » Apollos
Missionaries » Christ
Missionaries » In hating life for Christ
Missionaries » After the example of Christ
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were under the tyranny of the Devil, because God was with Him.
Missionaries » Exemplified » Restored demoniac
Missionaries » Exemplified » Woman of samaria
Missionaries » Exemplified » Philip
Missionaries » Exemplified » Anna
Missionaries » Peter
After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them: “Brothers, you are aware that in the early days God made a choice among you,
Missionaries » In forsaking all for Christ
Missionaries » Exemplified » Joanna
Missionaries » Members of the early church
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But how can they call on Him they have not believed in? And how can they believe without hearing about Him?