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49 Bible Verses about Servant Leadership
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but ye are not so, but he who is greater among you -- let him be as the younger; and he who is leading, as he who is ministering;
and having sat down he called the twelve, and he saith to them, 'If any doth will to be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.'
or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!'
The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant is the borrower to the lender.
Be mindful of those leading you, who did speak to you the word of God, whose faith -- considering the issue of the behaviour -- be imitating,
And I have given to you shepherds According to Mine own heart, And they have fed you with knowledge and understanding.
unto the perfecting of the saints, for a work of ministration, for a building up of the body of the Christ,
The domestics! be subjecting yourselves in all fear to the masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the cross;
And now, O Jehovah my God, Thou hast caused thy servant to reign instead of David my father; and I am a little child, I do not know to go out and to come in;
even as the Son of Man did not come to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.'
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, having been separated to the good news of God --
and a servant of the Lord it behoveth not to strive, but to be gentle unto all, apt to teach, patient under evil,
and Jesus having called them near, said, 'Ye have known that the rulers of the nations do exercise lordship over them, and those great do exercise authority over them,
And He saith, 'No, for I am Prince of Jehovah's host; now I have come;' and Joshua falleth on his face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith to Him, 'What is my Lord speaking unto His servant?'
'His lord said to him, Well done, servant, good and faithful, over a few things thou wast faithful, over many things I will set thee; enter into the joy of thy lord.
Judas, of Jesus Christ a servant, and brother of James, to those sanctified in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ kept -- called,
Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, And his heads, and all his people,
Paul and Timotheus, servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with overseers and ministrants;
it behoveth, therefore, the overseer to be blameless, of one wife a husband, vigilant, sober, decent, a friend of strangers, apt to teach,
'And, that servant having come forth, found one of his fellow-servants who was owing him an hundred denaries, and having laid hold, he took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that which thou owest.
and they are mocking at the messengers of God, and despising His words, and acting deceitfully with His prophets, till the going up of the fury of Jehovah against His people -- till there is no healing.
and now, thus dost thou say to My servant, to David: 'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, I have taken thee from the comely place, from after the flock, to be leader over My people, over Israel;
and My servant Caleb, because there hath been another spirit with him, and he is fully after Me -- I have brought him in unto the land whither he hath entered, and his seed doth possess it.
for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.