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25 Bible Verses about Missionaries

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Acts 13:1

Now Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius from Cyrene, Manaen, who grew up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul were prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch.

Acts 15:38

but Paul did not think it was right to take along the man who had deserted them in Pamphylia and who had not gone with them into the work.

Luke 10:1

After this, the Lord appointed 70 other disciples and was about to send them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place that he intended to go.

Luke 10:8

"Whenever you go into a town and the people welcome you, eat whatever they serve you,

Acts 15:39

The disagreement was so sharp that they parted ways. Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus,

Luke 9:3

He told them, "Don't take anything along on your trip no walking stick, traveling bag, bread, money, or even an extra shirt.

Isaiah 6:1-8

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting upon his throne, high and exalted. The train of his robe filled the Temple. The seraphim stood above him. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he was flying. They kept on calling to each other: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"read more.
The foundations of the thresholds quaked at the sound of those who kept calling out, and the Temple was filled with smoke. "How terrible it will be for me!" I cried, "because I am ruined! I'm a man with unclean lips, and I live among a people with unclean lips! And my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies!" Then one of the seraphim flew to me, carrying a burning coal in his hand that he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my mouth and said, "Look! Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt is taken away, and your sins atoned for." Then I heard the voice of the LORD as he was asking, "Whom will I send? Who will go for us?" "Here I am!" I replied. "Send me."

Acts 12:25

When Barnabas and Saul had fulfilled their mission, they returned from Jerusalem, bringing with them John who was also called Mark.

Acts 13:13

Then Paul and his men set sail from Paphos and arrived in Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them and went back to Jerusalem.

Acts 13:23

It was from this man's descendants that God, as he promised, brought to Israel a Savior, who is Jesus.

Acts 16:6

Because they had been prevented by the Holy Spirit from speaking the word in Asia, Paul and Timothy went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia.

Acts 27:25

So take courage, men, because I trust God that it will turn out just as he told me.

Acts 15:36

A few days later, Paul told Barnabas, "Let's go back and visit the brothers in every town where we proclaimed the word of the Lord and see how they're doing."

Matthew 10:5

These were the Twelve whom Jesus sent out after he had given them these instructions: "Don't turn on to the road that leads to the unbelievers, and don't enter Samaritan towns.

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in purple goods, was listening to us. She was a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to listen carefully to what was being said by Paul.

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

Leviticus 25:35

"If your relative becomes so poor that he is indebted to you, then you are to support him. You are to let him live with you just like the resident alien and the traveler.

More verses: 2 Corinthians 9:9

Missionaries » In aiding ministers in their labors

Romans 16:3

Greet Prisca and Aquila, who work with me for the Messiah Jesus,

2 Corinthians 11:9

When I was with you and needed something, I did not bother any of you, because our brothers who came from Macedonia supplied everything I needed. I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and I will continue to do so.

Philippians 4:14-16

Nevertheless, it was kind of you to share my troubles. You Philippians also know that in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church participated with me in the matter of giving and receiving except for you. Even while I was in Thessalonica, you provided for my needs not once, but twice.

Romans 16:9

Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in the Messiah, and my dear friend Stachys.

3 John 1:6

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

Missionaries » In holy conservation

Proverbs 10:31

The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.

Proverbs 15:7

What the wise have to say disseminates knowledge, but it's not in the heart of fools to do so.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous one produces wisdom; his tongue speaks justice.

Missionaries » In teaching and exhorting

Psalm 51:13

Then I will teach transgressors about your ways, and sinners will turn to you.

Missionaries » Encouragement to

James 5:19-20

My brothers, if one of you wanders away from the truth and somebody brings him back, you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his wrong path will save his soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.

1 Corinthians 1:27

But God chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed.

Missionaries » In the family

Isaiah 38:19

The living yes the living they thank you, just as I am doing today; fathers will tell their children about your faithfulness.

Psalm 78:5-8

He established a decree in Jacob, and established the Law in Israel, that he commanded our ancestors to reveal to their children in order that the next generation children yet to be born will know them and in turn teach them to their children. Then they will put their trust in God and they will not forget his awesome deeds. Instead, they will keep his commandments. read more.
They will not be like the rebellious generation of their ancestors, a rebellious generation, whose heart was not steadfast, and whose spirits were unfaithful to God.

Missionaries » In talking of God and his works

Psalm 77:12

As I meditate on all your works, I will consider your awesome deeds.

Psalm 71:24

Moreover, my tongue will speak all day about your justice; for those who seek my destruction will be utterly humiliated. Solomonic

Psalm 119:27

Help me understand how your precepts function, and I will meditate on your wondrous acts.

Psalm 145:11-12

They will speak about the glory of your kingdom, and they will talk about your might, in order to make known your mighty acts to mankind as well as the majestic splendor of your kingdom.

Missionaries » With a willing heart

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Exodus 35:29

Each Israeli man and woman whose heart was prompted brought something as a freewill offering to the LORD for all the work that the LORD had commanded them to do through Moses.

Missionaries » In a holy example

1 Thessalonians 1:7

As a result, you became a model for all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

Missionaries » In seeking the edification of others

Missionaries » In their intercourse with the world

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world as you hold firmly to the word of life. Then I will be proud when the Messiah returns that I did not run in vain or work hard in vain.

Missionaries » In inviting others to embrace the gospel

Isaiah 2:3

Many groups of people will come, commenting, "Come! Let's go up to the Temple of the God of Jacob, that they may teach us his ways. Then let's walk in his paths." "Instruction will proceed from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

John 1:46

Nathaniel asked him, "From Nazareth? Can anything good come from there?" Philip told him, "Come and see!"

Missionaries » Women and children as well as men

Psalm 8:2

Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe.

Matthew 21:15-16

But when the high priests and the scribes saw the amazing things that he had done and the children shouting in the Temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became furious and asked him, "Do you hear what these people are saying?"

Missionaries » In admonishing others

Missionaries » In interceding for others

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.

Missionaries » Illustrated

Matthew 25:14

"Similarly, it is like a man going on a trip, who called his servants and turned his money over to them.

Missionaries » With a superabundant liberality

Exodus 36:5-7

and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do." Then Moses issued an order, and the message was taken throughout the camp, "Men and women, don't bring any more offerings for the sanctuary." The people were restrained from bringing any more, since the material was more than sufficient for doing all the work.

2 Corinthians 8:3

I can testify that by their own free will they have given to the utmost of their ability, yes, even beyond their ability.

Missionaries » In reproving others

Leviticus 19:17

"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.

Missionaries » In preferring Christ above all relations

Missionaries » In old age

Deuteronomy 32:7

Remember the days of old, reflect on the years of previous generations. Ask your father, and he'll tell you; your elders will inform you.

Psalm 71:18

Also, when I reach old age and have gray hair, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your power to this generation and your might to the next one.

Missionaries » In declaring what God has done for them

Psalm 66:16

Come and listen, all of you who fear God, and I will tell you what he did for me.

Psalm 116:16-19

LORD, I am indeed your servant. I am your servant. I am the son of your handmaid. You have released my bonds. I will bring you a thanksgiving offering and call on the name of the LORD! I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people, read more.
in the courts of the LORD's house, in your midst, Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

Missionaries » In youth

Psalm 148:12-13

young men and young women alike, along with older people and children. Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is lifted up; his majesty transcends earth and heaven.

Missionaries » In dedicating themselves to the service of God

Joshua 24:15

If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."

Missionaries » From their calling as saints

Missionaries » An imperative duty

Judges 5:23

""Meroz is cursed!' declared the angel of the LORD. "Utterly and totally cursed are its inhabitants, because they never came to the aid of the LORD, to the aid of the LORD against the valiant warriors!'"

Luke 19:40

He replied, "I tell you, if they were quiet, the stones would cry out!"

Missionaries » Exemplified

Acts 11:19-20

Now the people who were scattered by the persecution that started because of Stephen went as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews. But among them were some men from Cyprus and Cyrene, who came to Antioch and began proclaiming the Lord Jesus even to the Hellenistic Jews.

Missionaries » In following Christ

Missionaries » The principle on which

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died. He died for all people, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for the one who died and rose for them.

Missionaries » However weak they may be

1 Corinthians 1:27

But God chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed.

Missionaries » Messengers of hezekiah

2 Chronicles 30:6

Couriers were sent throughout all of Israel and Judah with letters written by the king and his princes, just as the king had commanded:

Missionaries » In first giving their own selves to the lord

Missionaries » Exemplified » Hannah

1 Samuel 2:1-10

Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance. Indeed, there is no one holy like the LORD, indeed, there is no one besides you, there is no rock like our God. Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. read more.
The bows of warriors are shattered, but those who stumble are equipped with strength. Those who had an abundance of bread now hire themselves out, and those who were hungry hunger no more. While the barren woman gives birth to seven children, she who had many children languishes. The LORD kills and gives life, he brings people down to where the dead are and he raises them up. The LORD makes people poor and he makes people rich, he brings them low, and he also exalts them. He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them. He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails. The LORD will shatter his enemies those who contend against him. Who is holy? The one who will thunder against them in the heavens. The LORD will judge the ends of the earth, he will give strength to his king, and he will increase the strength of His anointed one."

Missionaries » In giving a reason for their faith

Exodus 12:26-27

And when your children say to you, "What does this ritual mean?' you are to say, "It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelis in Egypt when he struck down the Egyptians but spared our houses.'" Then the people bowed down and worshipped.

Missionaries » As faithful stewards

1 Peter 4:10-11

As good servant managers of God's grace in its various forms, serve one another with the gift each of you has received. Whoever speaks must speak God's words. Whoever serves must serve with the strength that God supplies, so that in every way God may be glorified through Jesus, the Messiah. Glory and power belong to him forever and ever! Amen.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:16-18

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered King Nebuchadnezzar, "It's not necessary for us to respond in this matter. Your majesty, if it be his will, our God whom we serve can deliver us from the blazing fire furnace, and he will deliver us from you. But if not, rest assured, your majesty, that we won't serve your gods, and we won't worship the golden statue that you have set up."

Missionaries » The zeal of hypocrites should provoke to

Matthew 23:15

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to make a single convert, and when this happens you make him twice as fit for hell as you are.

Missionaries » The zeal of idolaters should provoke to

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the Queen of Heaven, and they pour out liquid offerings to other gods in order to provoke me.

Missionaries » In joyfully suffering for Christ

Missionaries » In openly confessing Christ

Missionaries » In encouraging the weak

Isaiah 35:3-4

Strengthen the feeble hands, and support the stumbling knees. Say to those with anxious hearts, "Be strong, do not be afraid! Here is your God he will bring vengeance, he will bring divine retribution, and he will save you.'

Missionaries » Exemplified » Barnabas

Acts 4:36-37

One man, Joseph, a descendant of Levi and a native of Cyprus, who was named Barnabas by the apostles (the name means "a son of encouragement"), sold a field that belonged to him, brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Andrew

John 1:41-42

The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and say to him, "We have found the Anointed One!" (which is translated "Messiah"). He led Simon to Jesus. Jesus looked at him intently and said, "You are Simon, John's son. You will be called Cephas!" (which is translated "Peter").

Missionaries » In showing forth God's praises

Missionaries » In holy boldness

Psalm 119:46

Then I will speak of your decrees before kings and not be ashamed.

Missionaries » In holy conduct

Missionaries » Exemplified » Captive maid

2 Kings 5:3

She mentioned to her mistress, "If only my master were to visit the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy."

Missionaries » Noah

Missionaries » Blessedness of

Missionaries » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed in the Lord's way, and with spiritual fervor he kept speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only about John's baptism.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Aquila

Acts 18:26

He began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained God's way to him more accurately.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

But one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, came back and praised God with a loud voice.

Missionaries » Apollos

Acts 18:24

Meanwhile, a Jew named Apollos arrived in Ephesus. He was a native of Alexandria, an eloquent man, and well versed in the Scriptures.

Missionaries » Christ

Missionaries » In hating life for Christ

Missionaries » After the example of Christ

Missionaries » Exemplified » Restored demoniac

Mark 5:20

So the man left and began proclaiming in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him. And everyone was utterly amazed.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Woman of samaria

Missionaries » Exemplified » Philip

John 1:46

Nathaniel asked him, "From Nazareth? Can anything good come from there?" Philip told him, "Come and see!"

Missionaries » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

Just then she came forward and began to thank God and to speak about Jesus to everyone who was waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Missionaries » Peter

Acts 15:7

After a lengthy debate, Peter stood up and told them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days, God chose me to be the one among you through whom the gentiles would hear the message of the gospel and believe.

Missionaries » In forsaking all for Christ

Luke 5:11

Then Jesus told Simon, "Stop being afraid. From now on you will be catching people." So when they brought the boats to shore, they left everything and followed Jesus.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Joanna

Luke 8:3

Joanna, the wife of Herod's household manager Chuza; Susanna; and many others. These women continued to support them out of their personal resources.

Missionaries » Members of the early church

Topics on Missionaries

Missionaries, Call Of

Psalm 96:2-3

Sing to the LORD! Bless his name! Proclaim his deliverance every day!

Missionaries, Support For

Matthew 10:17-23

Watch out for people who will hand you over to the local councils and whip you in their synagogues.

Missionaries, Task Of

Romans 10:14-15

How, then, can people call on someone they have not believed? And how can they believe in someone they have not heard about? And how can they hear without someone preaching?

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