If it is service, he must serve; if it is teaching, he must teach;
And there are different ministries, but the same Lord.
For if there was glory in the ministry that produced condemnation, 1 how much more does the ministry that produces righteousness 2 excel 3 in glory!
for he was counted as one of us and received a share in this ministry.” 1
But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”
how much more glorious will the ministry of the Spirit be? 1
Therefore, since we have this ministry, just as God has shown us mercy, 1 we do not become discouraged. 2
We do not give anyone 1 an occasion for taking an offense in anything, 2 so that no fault may be found with our ministry.
I robbed other churches by receiving support from them so that I could serve you! 1
to equip 1 the saints for the work of ministry, that is, 2 to build up the body of Christ,
So Barnabas and Saul returned to 1 Jerusalem 2 when they had completed 3 their mission, 4 bringing along with them John Mark. 5
begging us with great earnestness for the blessing and fellowship of helping 1 the saints.
For it is not necessary 1 for me to write you about this service 2 to the saints,
And tell Archippus, “See to it that you complete the ministry you received in the Lord.”
You, however, be self-controlled 1 in all things, endure hardship, do an evangelist’s work, fulfill your ministry.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to serve those 1 who will inherit salvation?
to assume the task 1 of this service 2 and apostleship from which Judas turned aside 3 to go to his own place.” 4
So the disciples, each in accordance with his financial ability, 1 decided 2 to send relief 3 to the brothers living in Judea.
When Paul 1 had greeted them, he began to explain 2 in detail 3 what God 4 had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.
Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Seeing that I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,