23 Bible Verses about Missionaries

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Acts 13:1

Now there were in the church in Antioch prophets and teachers; Barnabas and Symeon, surnamed "the Black," Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen, the foster-brother of Herod the Tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 15:38

But Paul thought it unwise to take with them one who had deserted them to the Pamphylia, and had not gone on with them to the work.

Luke 10:1

After this the appointed seventy others, and sent them two by two before his face, into every city and place into which he himself intended to go.

Luke 10:8

"And whatever town you come to, and they receive you, eat whatever they put before you.

Acts 15:39

So there arose a sharp irritation, so that they parted company; Barnabas taking Mark with him, sailed away to Cyprus;

Luke 9:3

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

Acts 12:25

and after discharging their mission, Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem, bringing with them John, surnamed Mark.

Acts 13:13

From Paphos Paul and his party set sail for Perga in Pamphylia; but John Mark left them and went back to Jerusalem.

Acts 13:23

"Of this man's descendants God has brought unto Israel, according to his promise, a Savior, Jesus;

Acts 16:6

Then they went through Phrygia and Galatia, the Holy Spirit having forbidden them to proclaim the message in Asia.

Acts 27:25

"So take courage, men! I believe God, I believe that things will turn out exactly as it has been told me.

Acts 15:36

And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let is go back and visit the brothers in every city in which we have proclaimed the word of the Lord. Let us see how they fare."

Matthew 10:5

These men, the Twelve, Jesus sent forth, after giving them the following instructions. "Do not go among the Gentiles, or enter any Samaritan town,

Acts 16:14

Among them was a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, who belonged to the town of Thyatira. She, since she was a worshiper of God, listened to us, and the Lord opened her heart to attend to what Paul said.

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

More verses: 2 Corinthians 9:9

Missionaries » In aiding ministers in their labors

Romans 16:3

Salute Priscilla and Aquila, my fellow laborers in the cause of Jesus Christ,

2 Corinthians 11:9

Even when I lacked the actual necessities of life while I was with you, I was a burden to no one; for whatever I lacked, the brothers from Macedonia supplied, when they came. So I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.

Philippians 4:14-16

Notwithstanding, you have acted nobly in making yourselves comrades in my trouble. And you very well know, Philippians, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I had left Macedonia, no church but yourselves had fellowship with me in the matter of giving and receiving. For even while I was still in Thessalonica, you sent once and again for my needs.

Romans 16:9

and Urbanus, my fellow toiler in Christ; and Stachys, my dear, dear friend.

3 John 1:6

They have borne testimony to your love before the church. You will do well to speed them on their way worthily of God;

Missionaries » In holy conservation

Missionaries » In teaching and exhorting

Missionaries » Encouragement to

James 5:19-20

My brothers, if any one of you strays from the truth, and some one brings him back, let him know that he who brings a sinner back from the error of his ways, saves his soul from death, and hides a multitude of sins.

Missionaries » In the family

Missionaries » In talking of God and his works

Missionaries » With a willing heart

Missionaries » In a holy example

1 Thessalonians 1:7

Thus you became a pattern to 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

that you may become blameless and innocent, the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in a dark world, holding out a message of life. Thus it will be my boast at the day of Christ that I have not run in vain, or toiled for nothing.

Missionaries » In inviting others to embrace the gospel

John 1:46

And Nathanael said to him, "Can anything good 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 works he did, and the boys who were shouting in the Temple Courts and saying, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they asked him, "Do you hear what they are saying?" "Surely," said Jesus, "and have you never read, Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?"

Missionaries » In admonishing others

Missionaries » In interceding for others

Hebrews 13:18

Keep on praying for me. I am persuaded that I have a clear conscience, and I desire in every way to live nobly.

Missionaries » Illustrated

Matthew 25:14

"For it is like a man going into another country, who summoned his slaves, and committed his property to their care.

Missionaries » With a superabundant liberality

2 Corinthians 8:3

For I can testify that according to their ability, and even beyond their ability, of their own free will, too, they have given help.

Missionaries » In reproving others

Missionaries » In preferring Christ above all relations

Missionaries » In old age

Missionaries » In declaring what God has done for them

Missionaries » In youth

Missionaries » In dedicating themselves to the service of God

Missionaries » From their calling as saints

Missionaries » An imperative duty

Luke 19:40

"I tell you," he answered, "that if these should hold their peace, the very stones would cry out."

Missionaries » Exemplified

Acts 11:19-20

Then those who had been scattered by the trouble that arose over Stephen, traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch; but they preached the word to none except Jews. Some of them, however, were Cyprians and Cyrenaeans, who, on reaching Antioch, began to tell the Greeks also the Good News concerning the Lord Jesus.

Missionaries » In following Christ

Missionaries » The principle on which

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ overmasters me; because I thus judge that if One has died for all, then all have died; and that he died for all in order that the living may live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again for them.

Missionaries » However weak they may be

Missionaries » Messengers of hezekiah

Missionaries » In first giving their own selves to the lord

Missionaries » Exemplified » Hannah

Missionaries » In giving a reason for their faith

Missionaries » As faithful stewards

1 Peter 4:10-11

Whatever the gifts which each has received, use them for one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any one preaches, let him always preach as one who utters God's truth; if any one serves another, let it be with the strength which God supplies; so that in every way God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory and dominion for ever and ever, Amen.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Shadrach

Missionaries » The zeal of hypocrites should provoke to

Matthew 23:15

"Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you scour sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is gained, you make him twofold more a son of hell than you are, yourselves.

Missionaries » The zeal of idolaters should provoke to

Missionaries » In joyfully suffering for Christ

Missionaries » In openly confessing Christ

Missionaries » In encouraging the weak

Missionaries » Exemplified » Barnabas

Acts 4:36-37

In this way Joseph, whom the apostles called Barnabas ("Son of Encouragement" is what it means), who was a native Cyprus, sold a farm which he had, and brought the price, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Andrew

John 1:41-42

In the morning he found his brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (a word which means Christ, the Anointed One). He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked intently at him and said: "You are Simon, son of John; you shall be called Cephas" (or 'Peter,' which means 'Rock').

Missionaries » In showing forth God's praises

Missionaries » In holy boldness

Missionaries » In holy conduct

Missionaries » Exemplified » Captive maid

Missionaries » Noah

Missionaries » Blessedness of

Missionaries » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed in the ways of the Lord, and being full of zeal, he used to speak and to teach accurately the facts about Jesus, although he knew only the baptism of John.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Aquila

Acts 18:26

He began to speak boldly in the synagogue; and when Priscilla and Aquila heard him they took him home and explained to him more accurately the way of God.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

Now one of them, as he saw that he was cured, came back, glorifying God in a loud voice,

Missionaries » Apollos

Acts 18:24

Now a certain Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, a learned man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus.

Missionaries » Christ

Missionaries » In hating life for Christ

Missionaries » After the example of Christ

Missionaries » Exemplified » Restored demoniac

Mark 5:20

So he went and began to publish abroad in the District of the Ten Towns all that Jesus had done for him; and every one was astonished and all men marveled.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Woman of samaria

Missionaries » Exemplified » Philip

John 1:46

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

Missionaries » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

She came up at that very hour, and gave thanks to God, and spoke of the child to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Missionaries » Peter

Acts 15:7

and after there had been a long discussion, Peter rose and said: "Brothers, you know how a good while ago God made choice among you, that from my lips the Gentiles were to hear the message of the gospel and believe.

Missionaries » In forsaking all for Christ

Luke 5:11

So 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 other women, who used to minister to him out of their substance.

Missionaries » Members of the early church

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