It must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever is greatest among you must become like the youngest, and whoever leads, like the one serving.
But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
Sitting down, He called the Twelve and said to them, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.”
if service, in service;
if teaching, in teaching;
Since I have made him a witness to the peoples,
a leader and commander for the peoples,
The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.
Remember your leaders who have spoken God’s word to you. As you carefully observe the outcome of their lives, imitate their faith.
I will give you shepherds who are loyal to Me, and they will shepherd you with knowledge and skill.
And do not be called masters either, because you have one Master, the Messiah.
a servant when he becomes king,
a fool when he is stuffed with food,
for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
A disciple is not above his teacher, or a slave above his master.
Indeed, I brought you up from the land of Egypt
and redeemed you from that place of slavery.
I sent Moses, Aaron, and Miriam ahead of you.
1 Peter 2:18
Household slaves, submit with all fear to your masters, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.
1 Kings 3:7
“Lord my God, You have now made Your servant king in my father David’s place. Yet I am just a youth with no experience in leadership.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”
If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials will be wicked.
Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle and singled out for God’s good news—
When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to Him, requesting Him to come and save the life of his slave.
“My kingdom is not of this world,” said Jesus. “If My kingdom were of this world, My servantswould fight, so that I wouldn’t be handed over to the Jews. As it is, My kingdom does not have its origin here.”
Woe to you, land, when your king is a youth
and your princes feast in the morning.
Do not bring Your servant into judgment,
for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.
2 Timothy 2:24
The Lord’s slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,
But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them.
“I will make youths their leaders,
and the unstable will govern them.”
“Moses My servant is dead. Now you and all the people prepare to cross over the Jordan to the land I am giving the Israelites.
“Neither,” He replied. “I have now come as commander of the Lord’s army.”Then Joshua bowed with his face to the ground in worship and asked Him, “What does my Lord want to say to His servant?”
You have freed me from the feuds among the people;
You have appointed me the head of nations;
a people I had not known serve me.
“His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Share your master’s joy!’
So Moses arose with his assistant Joshua and went up the mountain of God.
Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those who are from Italy greet you.
Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James:To those who are the called, loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ.
Not so with My servant Moses;
he is faithful in all My household.
Pharaoh king of Egypt, his officers, his leaders, all his people,
Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus:To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons.
Joshua son of Nun, assistant to Moses since his youth, responded, “Moses, my lord, stop them!”
They will serve the Lord their God and I will raise up David their king for them.”
1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
“But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him 100 denarii.He grabbed him, started choking him, and said, ‘Pay what you owe!’
1 Chronicles 17:27
So now, You have been pleased to bless Your servant’s house that it may continue before You forever. For You, Lord, have blessed it, and it is blessed forever.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they kept ridiculing God’s messengers, despising His words, and scoffing at His prophets, until the Lord’s wrath was so stirred up against His people that there was no remedy.
2 Samuel 7:8
“Now this is what you are to say to My servant David: ‘This is what the Lord of Hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from following the sheep to be ruler over My people Israel.
But since My servant Caleb has a different spirit and has followed Me completely, I will bring him into the land where he has gone, and his descendants will inherit it.
So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, as the Lord had said.
I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church in Cenchreae.
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
But at 50 years old he is to retire from his service in the work and no longer serve.