Bible verses about serving others | JuliaSmith

Bible verses about "serving others" | JuliaSmith

Joshua 22:5

5 Only watch greatly to do the command and the law which Moses the servant of Jehovah commanded you, to love Jehovah your God and to go in all his ways, and to watch his commands, and to cleave to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Isaiah 1:1-31

1 The vision of Isaiah son of Amos which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 2 Hear, ye heavens, and give ear thou earth, for Jehovah spake: for I caused to grow and lifted up sons, and they rebelled against me. 3 . The ox knew his possessor, and the ass his lord's stall: Israel knew not; my people understood not 4 Wo! sinful nation, a people heavy with sin, a seed doing evil, sons acting wickedly; they forsook Jehovah; they despised the holy one of Israel; they separated themselves backward. 5 For what shall ye be yet struck? will ye add apostasy? every head for sickness, and every heart sick 6 From the sole of the foot and even to the head, no wholeness in it; a wound and bruise, and a fresh blow: they were not pressed out, and they were not bound up, and they were not softened with oil. 7 Your land made desolate, your cities burnt with fire, your land before your strangers eating it up, and made desolate, as the overthrow of strangers. 8 And the daughter of Zion was left as a booth in a vineyard, as a lodge in a field of cucumbers, as a city besieged. 9 Unless Jehovah of armies left to us an escaping so small, we were as Sodom and we were made like to Gomorrah. 10 Hear the word of Jehovah, ye leaders of Sodom: give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah. 11 For what to me the multitude of your sacrifices? Jehovah will say: I was filled with the burnt-offerings of rams and the fat of fatlings; and I delighted not in the blood of bullocks, and of he lambs and of he goats. 12 When ye shall come to be seen before me who sought this from your hand to tread my enclosure. 13 Ye shall not add to bring gifts of iniquity; incense, this an abomination to me; the new moon and the Sabbath, the calling of the assembly; I shall not be able to bear vanity and restraining. 14 Your new moons and your appointments my soul hated; they were for a burden upon me; I was wearied to lift up. 15 And in the spreading forth of your hands I will hide mine eyes from you.; also when ye shall multiply prayer I hear not: your hands were full of blood. 16 Wash ye, cleanse yourselves: turn away evil from your doings from before mine eyes; leave off the evil; 17 Learn to do good; seek out judgment, lead right the oppressor, judge the orphan, contend for the widow. 18 Come now we will confute together Jehovah will say: if your sins shall be as deep scarlet, they shall be white as snow; if they shall be red as crimson, they shall be as wool. 19 If ye shall be willing and hear, ye shall eat the good of the land. 20 And if ye shall refuse and rebel, ye shall be eaten by the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah spake. 21 How was the faithful city for a harlot! I filled with judgment; justice will lodge in her; and now they are killing 22 Thy silver was for dross, thy wine adulterated with water. 23 Thy chiefs turning away, and associates of thieves: every one loving a gift and following recompenses: the orphan they will not judge, and the cause of the widow will not come to them. 24 For this says the lord Jehovah of armies, the mighty one of Israel, Wo! I will take vengeance of mine adversaries, and I will avenge myself of mine enemies: 25 And I will turn back my hand upon thee, end I will straiten thy dross according to pureness, and I will remove all thine alloy: 26 And I will turn back thy judges as in the beginning, and thy counsellors as in the beginning: after this he shall call to thee, The city of justice, the faithful city. 27 Zion shall be ransomed with judgment and her captivity with justice. 28 Breaking the transgressing and the sinning together, and they forsaking Jehovah shall be finished. 29 For they shall be ashamed of their mighty ones which ye desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens which ye chose. 30 For ye shall be as an oak the leaf withering, and as a garden which there no water to it. 31 And the strong was for tow, and his work for a spark, and they two were burnt together, and none quenching.

Matthew 10:16

16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore discerning as serpents, and pure as doves.

Malachi 3:1-18

1 Behold me sending my messenger, and he looked upon the way before my face: and suddenly Jehovah whom ye seek shall come to his temple, and the messenger of the covenant whom ye delight in: behold him coming, said Jehovah of armies. 2 And who enduring the day of his coming? and who standing in his being seen? for he is as the fire of the crucible, as the alkali of the fuller. 3 And he sat melting and cleansing silver: and he cleansed the sons of Levi, and he purified them as gold and as silver, and they were to Jehovah bringing near the sacrifice in justice. 4 And the sacrifice of Judah and Jerusalem was pleasant to Jehovah, as the days of old and as the former years. 5 And I came near to you for judgment: and I was a swift witness against those practicing magic, and against those committing adultery, and against those swearing to falsehood, and against those oppressing the hire of the hireling, the widow and the orphan, and those turning aside the stranger, and they feared not me, said Jehovah of armies. 6 For I am Jehovah, I changed not; and ye the sons of Jacob were not finished. 7 For from the days of your fathers ye departed from my laws, and ye watched not. Turn back to me and I will turn back to you, said Jehovah of armies. And ye said, In what shall we turn back? 8 Will man defraud God? For ye defraud me. And ye said, In what did we defraud thee? The tenths and the offerings. 9 Ye are cursed with a curse: and ye defrauded me, the nation all of it 10 Bring ye all the tenths to the house of treasure, and food shall be in my house, and try me now in this, said Jehovah of armies, if I will not open to you the lattices of the heavens, and empty out to you a blessing, even is it not a sufficiency. 11 And I rebuked upon the eater for you, and he shall not corrupt for you the fruit of the earth; and the vine in the field shall not be barren to you, says Jehovah of armies. 12 And all nations pronounced you happy, for ye shall be a land of delight, said Jehovah of armies. 13 Your words were strong against me, said Jehovah. And ye said, What did we speak against thee? 14 Ye said, Vanity to serve God: and what profit that we watched his watches, and that we went mourning from the face of Jehovah of armies? 15 And now we pronounce the proud happy; also they working injustice were built up; also they tried Jehovah and they will be delivered. 16 Then they fearing Jehovah spake each to his neighbor, and Jehovah will attend and will hear, and write a book of remembrance before him for those fearing Jehovah, and for thinking upon his name. 17 And they were to me, said Jehovah of armies, for the day which I make wealth; and I spared for them as a man will spare for the son serving him. 18 And ye turned back and saw between the just to the unjust, and between him serving God and to him serving him not

Matthew 8:1-4

1 And having come down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. 2 And, behold, a leper, having come, worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt thou canst cleanse me. 3 And having stretched forth the hand, Jesus touched him, saying, I will; be thou cleansed and instantly his leprosy was cleansed. 4 And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no one; but retire, show thyself to the priest, and bring near the gift which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.

Luke 9:57-10:16

57 And it was, they going in the way, a certain one said to him, I will follow thee wherever thou shouldest go forth, Lord. 58 And Jesus said to him, Foxes have dens, and fowls of heaven encampments; but the Son of man has not where he might lay down the head. 59 And he said to another, Follow me. And he said, Lord, permit me having gone, first to inter my father. 60 And Jesus said to him, Permit the dead to inter their own. dead; and thou, having gone, announce the kingdom of God. 61 And another said, I will follow thee, Lord; and first permit me to take leave of those in my house. 62 And Jesus said to him, No one putting his hand upon the plough, and looking back, is adapted to the kingdom of God.

Luke 10:1-16

1 And after these the Lord showed forth other seventy, and sent them together two and two before his face into every city and place, where he was about to come. 2 Then said he to them, Truly the harvest much, and the laborers few: implore therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest. 3 Retire: behold, I send you as lambs in the midst of wolves. 4 Carry no purse, nor wallet, nor shoes: and greet none by the way. 5 And in whatever house ye enter, first say, Peace to this house. 6 And if truly the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: and if not so, it shall turn back to you. 7 And remain in the same house, eating and drinking the things of them: for the laborer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house. 8 And in whatever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat the things set before you. 9 And cure the sick in it, and say to them, The kingdom of God has drawn near to you. 10 And in whatever city ye enter, and they receive you not, having gone into its spacious ways, say, 11 And the dust having cleaved to us from your city, we wipe off to you but know this, that the kingdom of God has drawn nigh to you. 12 And I say to you, that it shall be more supportable in that day for Sodom, than for that city. 13 Woe to thee Chorazin! woe to thee Bethsaida! for if in Tyre and Sidon were the powers having been in you, long since had they changed the mind, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. 14 But for Tyre and Sidon shall it be more supportable in judgment, than for you. 15 And thou, Capernaurn, indeed even lifted up to heaven, shalt be cast down to hades. 16 He hearing you hears me and he rejecting you rejects me; and he rejecting me rejects him having sent me.

Philippians 2:1-13

1 If therefore any consolation in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any mutual participation of the Spirit, if any compassions and mercies, 2 Fill ye up my joy, that ye may have the same in mind, having the same love, unanimous, being one in mind. 3 Nothing by hired labor, or vainglory; but in lowliness the leaders hold each other above themselves. 4 Look ye each not on the things of themselves, but also each the things of others. 5 For let this be in mind among you, which also in Christ Jesus; 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought not robbery to be equal to God 7 But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, born in the likeness of men: 8 And found in fashion as man, he humbled himself, being obedient until death, and the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God has also exceedingly exalted him, and favored him as a gift with a name above every name: 10 That in the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of the heavenlies, and of terrestrial things, and things under earth 11 And every tongue should avow that the Lord is Jesus Christ, to the glory of the Father. 12 Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always listened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and tremor effect your own salvation. 13 For God is working in you also to will and to work by benevolence.

Ephesians 6:7-8

7 With affection serving the Lord, and not men. 8 Knowing that whatever good each might do, this he shall receive from the Lord, whether a servant or free.

James 1:1-27

1 James, servant of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the dispersion, health. 2 Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials; 3 Knowing that the proof of your faith works patience. 4 And let patience have a perfect work, that ye be perfect and entire, being left behind in nothing. 5 If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him. 6 And let him ask in faith, being at variance in nothing. For he being at variance is like the surge of the sea being moved by the wind and put in motion. 7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. 8 A man divided in opinion unsteady in all his ways. 9 And let the humble brother boast in his elevation: 10 And the rich, in his humiliation: for as the flower of the grass he shall pass by. 11 For the sun sprang up with heat, and dried up the grass, and its flower fell out, and the decorum of its face was destroyed: so also shall the rich be dried up in his goings. 12 Happy the man who endures temptation: for being tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to them loving him. 13 Let none say being tempted, that I am tempted of God: for God is not tempted of evils, and he tempts none: 14 And each is tempted from his own lust, being drawn out, and decoyed. 15 So then lust conceiving, brings forth sin: and sin performed, produces death. 16 Be not led astray, my dearly beloved brethren. 17 Every good donation and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom not one change, or shadow of turning. 18 Having willed he brought forth by the word of truth, for us to be some first fruit of his creatures. 19 Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger: 20 For man s anger works not the justice of God. 21 Wherefore having put away all sordid avarice, and excess of wickedness, in meekness receive the implanted word, able to save your souls. 22 And be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if any is a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like a man observing the face of his creation in a mirror: 24 For he observed himself, and went away, and straightway forgot of what kind he was. 25 And he having stooped into the perfect law of liberty, and remained, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of work, he shall be happy in his doing. 26 If any among you seem to be religious, bridling not his tongue, but deceiving his heart, the religion of this one vain. 27 Religion pure and unpolluted before God and the Father is this, To take a view of the orphans and widows in their pressure, to keep himself free from stain from the world.

1 Peter 1:10-16

10 For which salvation the prophets sought and inquired anxiously, they having prophesied of the grace to you: 11 Searching for whom or what time the Spirit of Christ which in them manifested, testifying beforehand the sufferings to Christ, and the glories after these. 12 To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they were serving these things, which now have been again proclaimed to you by them having announced the good news in the Holy Spirit sent from heaven; into which angels eagerly desire to stoop and creep. 13 Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, living abstemiously, hope perfectly upon the grace brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ; 14 As children of obedience, not as formerly conforming yourselves to eager desire in your ignorance: 15 But according to the holy one calling you, also should ye yourselves be holy in all turning back; 16 For it has been written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Proverbs 14:21

21 He despising to his neighbor, sins: and he compassionating the poor, he is happy.

Matthew 8:5-13

5 And Jesus having entered into Capernaum, a captain of a hundred came to him, and beseeching him, 6 And saying, Lord, my servant has been laid up in the house a paralytic, being grievously tormented. 7 And Jesus says to him, I, having come, will cure him. 8 And the captain of a hundred having answered said, Lord, I am not fit that thou shouldest enter in under my roof: but only say the word, and my servant shall be healed. 9 For I also am a man under power, having soldiers under me: and I say to this, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my servant, Do this, and he does. 10 And Jesus having heard, admired, and said to those following; Verily I say to you, not in Israel have I found such faith. 11 And I say to you, That many shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens. 12 But the sons of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness; weeping shall be there, and gnashing of teeth. 13 And Jesus said to the captain of a hundred, Retire; as thou hast believed, let it be to thee. And his servant was healed in that hour.

John 7:1-24

1 And Jesus walked after these in Galilee: for he wished not to walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him. 2 And the festival of the Jews was near, the Pitching of tents. 3 Then said his brethren to him, Go away thence, and retire to Judea, that also thy disciples might see thy works which thou doest. 4 For none does any thing in secret, and seeks himself to be in freedom of speech. If thou do these, make thyself manifest to the world. 5 For neither believed his brethren in him. 6 Then says Jesus to them, My time is not yet present: and your time is always ready. 7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hates, for I testify of it, that its works are evil. 8 Go ye up to this festival: I go not yet up to the festival; for my time has not yet been completed. 9 And speaking to them these things, he remained in Galilee. 10 And when his brethren went up, then he went up to the festival, not openly, but as in secret. 11 Then the Jews sought him in the festival, and said, Where is he 12 And much murmuring was for him in the crowds: some truly said, That he is good: and others said, No; but he deceives the crowd. 13 However none spake of him with freedom of speech, for fear of the Jews. 14 And now the festival being in the midst, Jesus went up to the temple, and taught. 15 And the Jews wondered, saying, How knows he letters, not having learned 16 Jesus answered them, and said, My teaching is not mine, but his having sent me. 17 If any desire to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or I speak from myself. 18 He speaking from himself, seeks his own glory: but he seeking the glory of him having sent him, he is true, and no injustice is in him. 19 Has not Moses given you the law, and none of you does the law? Why seek ye to kill me? 20 The crowd answered and said, Thou hast a demon: who seeks to kill thee? 21 Jesus answered and said to them, I did one work, and ye all marvel for this. 22 Moses has given you circumcision; (not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and in the sabbath ye circumcise a man. 23 If a man receive circumcision in the sabbath, that the law of Moses be not loosed; rage not at me, because I made a man wholly well on the Sabbath. 24 Judge not according to sight, but judge just judgment.

Romans 12:1

1 I Beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, your reasonable service.

Philippians 2:2

2 Fill ye up my joy, that ye may have the same in mind, having the same love, unanimous, being one in mind.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

8 Neither ate we the bread of any as a gift; but in fatigue and toil working night and day also, not to overload any of you:

Hebrews 6:10-12

10 For God is not unjust to forget your work and fatigue of love, which ye showed to his name, having served to the holy ones, and serving. 11 And we desire each of you to show the same earnestness to the complete certainty of hope to the end: 12 That ye be not sluggish, but imitators of them inheriting the promises by faith and longsnffering.

1 Peter 4:1-19

1 Therefore Christ having suffered for us in the flesh,, also arm ye yourselves with the same mind: (for he having suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;) 2 That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh. 3 For the time of life passed over sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the nations, having gone in licentiousness, eager desires, drunkenness, revellings, drinkings, and criminal idolatries: 4 In which they are astonished, you not running together in the same pouring out of lavish expense, blaspheming: 5 Who shall return the word to him holding in readiness to judge the living and the dead. 6 For also for this was the good news announced to the dead, that truly they might be judged according to men in the flesh, and live according to God in the spirit. 7 And the end of all has drawn near: be ye therefore of sound mind, and live abstemiously in prayers. 8 More than all having intent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins. 9 Being hospitable to one another without murmurings. 10 As each received favor, serving the same among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 11 If any speak, as the oracles of God; if any serve, as of the strength which God furnishes: that in all God might be praised by Jesus Christ, in whom is the glory and strength for the time of times. Amen. 12 Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you: 13 But, inasmuch as ye participate in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice; that also, in the revelation of his glory, ye might rejoice, transported with joy. 14 If ye be reproached in the name of Christ, ye happy; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: by them truly he is defamed, and by you he is praised. 15 For let not any of you suffer as a murderer, or thief, or doing evil, or as an inspector, in what pertains to others. 16 And if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him praise God in this portion. 17 For the time for judgment to have begun from the house of God: and if first from us, what the end of them not believing the good tidings of God? 18 And if the just one with difficulty be saved, where shall the irreligious and sinful appear 19 Therefore let them also suffering according to the will of God commit their souls in doing good, as to a faithful Creator.

1 John 3:17-18

17 And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him? 18 My little children, we should not love in word, neither in tongue; but in work and truth.

Ephesians 4:11-14

11 And truly he gave the sent; and the prophets; and the bearers of good tidings; and the shepherds, and the teachers; 12 For the adjusting of the holy, for the work of the service, for the building up of the body of Christ: 13 Until we all arrive to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to the perfect man, to the measure of age of the filling up of Christ. 14 That we be no more babes, tossed about, and carried around by every wind of doctrine, in the playing at dice of men, in craft, with the artifice of deceit;

Mark 10:42-45

42 And Jesus having called them, says to them, Ye know that they thinking to be first of the nations rule over them; and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 And it shall not be so among you: but whoever should wish to be great among you, shall be your attendant: 44 And whoever of you should wish to be the first, he shall be the servant of all. 45 For also the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.

Galatians 5:13-15

13 For ye were called to liberty brethren; only not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve ye one another. 14 For all the law is completed in one word, in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. 15 And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.

Hebrews 13:16

16 And the doing good and mutual participation forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Luke 21:1-4

1 And having looked np, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the royal treasury. 2 And he also saw a certain poor widow casting there two small coins. 3 And he said, Truly I say to you, that this poor widow has cast in more than all: 4 For all they, of that abounding to them, have cast in to the gifts of God: and she from her want cast in all the living which she had.

John 13:4-5

4 He arises from supper, and lays down the garments; and having taken a linen cloth, he girded himself. 5 Then casts he water into a washing vessel, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe with the linen cloth with which he was girded.

John 13:1-13

1 And before the feast of the pascha, Jesus knowing that his hour had come that he should pass out of this world to the Father, having loved his own in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 And supper having been, the devil having already cast into the heart of Judas Iscariot, of Simon, that he should deliver him up; 3 Jesus knowing that the Father has given all things to him into the hands, and that he came out from God, and retired to God; 4 He arises from supper, and lays down the garments; and having taken a linen cloth, he girded himself. 5 Then casts he water into a washing vessel, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe with the linen cloth with which he was girded. 6 And he comes to Simon Peter: and he says to him, Lord, washest thou my feet? 7 Jesus answered and said to him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know after these. 8 Peter says to him, Thou shouldest never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, Except I wash thee, thou hast no part with me. 9 Simon Peter says to him, Lord, not my feet only, but the hands and head. 10 Jesus says to him, He washed has no need but to have the feet washed, but is wholly clean: and ye are clean, but not all. 11 For he knew him delivering him up, therefore he said, Ye are not all clean. 12 When therefore he washed their feet; and took his garments, going to recline again, he said to them, Knew ye what I have done to you? 13 Ye call one Teacher and Lord: and ye say well; for I am.

Romans 12:6-7

6 And having gifts different according to the grace given us, whether prophecy, according to the due proportion of faith; 7 Whether service, in service: whether he teaching, in instruction;

1 Timothy 3:13

13 For they having served well, acquire to themselves a good step, and much freedom of speech in the faith which in Christ Jesus.

Luke 22:25-27

25 And he said to them, The kings of the nations rule over them; and they exercising power over them are called benefactors. 26 And ye not so: but let the greater with you be as the younger; and he leading, as he serving. 27 For which the greater, he reclining, or he serving? is not he reclining and I am in the midst of you as he serving.

Genesis 1:1

1 In the beginning God formed the heavens and the earth.

Proverbs 31:8-9

8 Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the judgment of all the sons of the surviving. 9 Open thy mouth; judge justly, and contend for the poor and needy.

Ephesians 2:10

10 For we are his work, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.,

Philippians 2:1-4:23

1 If therefore any consolation in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any mutual participation of the Spirit, if any compassions and mercies, 2 Fill ye up my joy, that ye may have the same in mind, having the same love, unanimous, being one in mind. 3 Nothing by hired labor, or vainglory; but in lowliness the leaders hold each other above themselves. 4 Look ye each not on the things of themselves, but also each the things of others. 5 For let this be in mind among you, which also in Christ Jesus; 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought not robbery to be equal to God 7 But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, born in the likeness of men: 8 And found in fashion as man, he humbled himself, being obedient until death, and the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God has also exceedingly exalted him, and favored him as a gift with a name above every name: 10 That in the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of the heavenlies, and of terrestrial things, and things under earth 11 And every tongue should avow that the Lord is Jesus Christ, to the glory of the Father. 12 Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always listened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and tremor effect your own salvation. 13 For God is working in you also to will and to work by benevolence. 14 Do ye all things without murmurings and discussions: 15 That ye be complete and pure, children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye appear as luminaries in the world; 16 Holding on to the word of life; for boasting to me in the day of Christ, for I ran not in vain, nor was I wearied in vain. 17 But if also I am poured out upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice together with you all. 18 And do ye also rejoice at the same, and rejoice together with me. 19 And I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy quickly to you, that I also be courageous, having known the things concerning you. 20 For I have none having a like soul, who naturally will have care for the things concerning you. 21 For they all seek the things of themselves, and not the things of Christ Jesus. 22 And ye know his proof, that, as a child to a father, he served with me in the good news. 23 Him therefore I truly hope to send, whenever I shall see from it the things concerning me. 24 And I have trusted in the Lord that I myself also shall come quickly. 25 And I thought necessary Epaphroditus, my brother, and cooperator, and fellow soldier, and your sent, and workman of my necessity, be sent to you. 26 Since he was longing for you all, and harassed because ye heard that he was sick. 27 For also he was sick near to death: but God compassionated him; and not him only, but also me, lest I should have grief upon grief. 28 Therefore I sent him the more earnestly, that, seeing him, ye might again rejoice, and I be more free from sorrow. 29 Therefore receive him in the Lord with all joy; and hold such esteemed. 30 Because for the work of Christ he drew near to death, having exposed the soul to danger, that he might fill up your want of service to me.

Philippians 3:1-4:23

1 As to the rest, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me is not slothful, and to you safe. 2 Look out for dogs, look out for evil workmen, look out for the incision. 3 For we are the circumcision, serving God in spirit, and boasting in Christ Jesus, and not trusting in the flesh. 4 Although I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other think to have confidence in the flesh, I more: 5 Circumcision done the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee; 6 For zeal, driving out the church; for justice in the law, not to be found fault with. 7 But what things were gain to me, these I have thought loss for Christ. 8 But surely, I also think all things to be loss for the superiority of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have been made to lose all things, and I think to be offscourings, that I shall gain Christ, 9 And be found in him, not having my justice, that of the law, but that by faith of Christ, the justice from God by faith: 10 To know him, and the power of his rising up, and the mutual participation of his sufferings, being rendered conformable to his death; 11 If somehow I shall arrive at the rising up of the dead. 12 Not that I have alreaedy attained or have been already perfected: and I pursue, if I also may overtake, for which also I was overtaken by Christ Jesus. 13 Brethren, I reckon not myself to have been overtaken: but one, truly forgetting things behind, and stretching still farther to things before, 14 I pursue toward the scope for the prize of combat of the calling above of God in Christ Jesus. 15 Therefore, as many as are completed, let us have this in mind; and if in any thing ye think otherwise, God will also reveal this to you. 16 But, at what we before arrived, to walk by the same rule, to think the same. 17 Be ye imitators together of me, brethren, and observe narrowly those walking thus, as ye have us for a type. 18 (For many walk, of whom I said to you often, and now also say weeping, the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 Whose end destruction, whose God the belly, and their glory in shame, having in mind earthly things.) 20 For our citizenship is in the heavens; from whence we also expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: 21 Who will change the body of our humiliation, for it to be conformable to the body of his glory, according to the operation by which he is able to place all things under himself.

Philippians 4:1-23

1 Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand ye in the Lord, dearly beloved. 2 I beseech Euodias, and I beseech Syntyche, to think the same in the Lord. 3 And I also ask thee, worthy yoke-fellow, aid those women who fought in company with me in the good news, and with Clement, and the rest of my co-workers, whose names in the book of life. 4 Rejoice in the Lord always: again say I, Do ye rejoice. 5 Let your fitness be known to all men. The Lord is near. 6 Rave anxiety about nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with gratitude let your desires be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, surpassing all understanding, shall watch your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 8 As to the rest, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever venerable, whatever just, whatever pure, whatever lovely, whatever prosperous; if any ability, and if any praise, reckon up these things. 9 And what things ye learned, and received, and heard, and saw in me, these do; and the God of peace shall be with you. 10 And I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that once already ye recovered new vigor; for thinking of me, upon whom ye were thinking, and ye had not time. 11 Not that I speak concerning want; for I have learned, among whom I am, to be satisfied with my condition. 12 And I know how to be humble, and I know how to abound in every thing: and in all I am instructed also to be full and to hunger, and to abound and to be in want. 13 I am strong for all things in Christ strengthening me. 14 But ye did well, participating together in my pressure. 15 And ye also know, Philippians, that in the beginning of the good news, when I went out from Macedonia, no church participated with me in the word of donation and accepting, except ye alone. 16 For also in Thessalonica, and once, and twice, ye sent to my necessity. 17 Not that I covet a gift: but I covet fruit abounding to your word. 18 And I have all, and abound: I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a smell of sweet odor, a sacrifice acceptable, pleasing to God. 19 And God will fill up all your need according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. 20 And to God and our Father the glory for the times of times. Amen. 21 Greet ye every one holy in Christ Jesus. The brethren with me greet you. 22 All the holy greet you, and chiefly they from Caesar's house. 23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ with you all. Amen.

Romans 12:9-13

9 Love unfeigned. Hating evil; fastened to good. 10 In brotherly love, being kindly affectioned to one another; in honour preceding one another. 11 In study not slothful; boiling in the spirit; serving the Lord; 12 Rejoicing in hope; holding out under pressure; persevering in prayer; 13 Participating in the necessities of the holy ones; pursuing hospitality.

Galatians 6:9

9 And doing good let us not despond: for in proper time we shall reap, not being enervated.

2 Chronicles 15:7

7 And ye, be ye strong, and your hands shall not be relaxed; for there is a reward to your work.

Luke 6:27-45

27 But I say to you hearing, Love your enemies; do good to those hating you, 28 Praise those cursing you, and pray for those threatening you. 29 To him striking thee upon the cheek hold also near the other; and from him taking away thy garments, and thou shouldest not retrench thy coat. 30 And to every one asking thee, do thou give; and from him taking away thy things, re-demand not. 31 And as ye wish that men would do to you, and do you to them likewise. 32 And if ye love them loving you, what grace is to you? for also the sinful would love those loving them. 33 And if ye do good to those doing good to you, what grace is to you? for also the sinful do the same. 34 And if ye lend of whom ye hope to receive back, what grace is to you? for also the sinful lend to the sinful, that they might receive back the like things. 35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing back; and your reward shall be much, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is kind to the graceless and evil. 36 Be ye therefore compassionate, as also your Father is compassionate. 37 And judge not, and ye should not be judged: condemn not, and ye should not be condemned: loose ye, and ye shall be loosed. 38 Give, and it shall be given you; good measure, yielded, and shaken, and overflowed, shall they give into your bosom: for with the same measure that ye measure, shall it be measured back to you. 39 And he spake to them a parable, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch? 40 For the learner is not above his teacher: and every one set in order shall be as his teacher. 41 And why beholdest thou the dried straw in thy brother's eye, and perceivest not the beam in thine own eye? 42 Or how Canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, suffer that I cast out the mote in thine eye, thyself not beholding the beam in thine eye? O hypocrite, cast out first the beam from thine own eye, and then shalt thou see through to cast out the mote in thy brother's eye. 43 For it is not a good tree making decayed fruit; neither a decayed tree making good fruit. 44 For each tree is known by its own fruit. For of thorns they gather not figs, nor of the bramble do they harvest the grape. 45 The good man out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forward the good thing; and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, brings forward the evil thing: for out of the abundance of the heart does his month speak.

1 Corinthians 9:19

19 For being free from all, I have subjected myself to all, that I might gain the more.

James 2:14-17

14 And what profit, my brethren, if any say he has faith, and should not have works? can faith save him? 15 And if a brother or sister be naked, and be failing of daily food, 16 And any of you say to them, Retire in peace, be ye warmed and be ye fed; and ye give them not things fitting the body; what profit? 17 So also faith, if it have not works, is dead by itself.

Matthew 5:16

16 So let your light shine before men, that they see your good works, and praise your Father, him in the heavens.

1 Samuel 12:24

24 But fear ye Jehovah, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for see what he magnified with you.

1 John 3:18

18 My little children, we should not love in word, neither in tongue; but in work and truth.

Matthew 25:35-40

35 For I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and ye brought me in: 36 Naked, and ye put around me: I was sick, and ye reviewed me: I was in prison, and ye came to me. 37 Then shall the just answer him saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungering, and nourished or thirsting, and gave to drink 38 And when saw we thee a stranger, and brought in or naked, and put around 39 And when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came to thee? 40 And the king having answered, will say to them, Trull I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did to one of the least of my brethren, ye did to me.

Mark 10:45

45 For also the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.

Proverbs 19:17

17 He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

Luke 6:38

38 Give, and it shall be given you; good measure, yielded, and shaken, and overflowed, shall they give into your bosom: for with the same measure that ye measure, shall it be measured back to you.

Matthew 23:11

11 And the greater of you shall be your servant.

Proverbs 11:25

25 The soul of blessing shall be made fat: also he watering, shall himself drink to the full.

Philippians 2:1-11

1 If therefore any consolation in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any mutual participation of the Spirit, if any compassions and mercies, 2 Fill ye up my joy, that ye may have the same in mind, having the same love, unanimous, being one in mind. 3 Nothing by hired labor, or vainglory; but in lowliness the leaders hold each other above themselves. 4 Look ye each not on the things of themselves, but also each the things of others. 5 For let this be in mind among you, which also in Christ Jesus; 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought not robbery to be equal to God 7 But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, born in the likeness of men: 8 And found in fashion as man, he humbled himself, being obedient until death, and the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God has also exceedingly exalted him, and favored him as a gift with a name above every name: 10 That in the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of the heavenlies, and of terrestrial things, and things under earth 11 And every tongue should avow that the Lord is Jesus Christ, to the glory of the Father.

Matthew 20:28

28 As the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.

Mark 9:35

35 And having sat down, he called the twelve, and says to them, If any wish to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all.

Mark 10:44-45

44 And whoever of you should wish to be the first, he shall be the servant of all. 45 For also the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.

John 13:12-14

12 When therefore he washed their feet; and took his garments, going to recline again, he said to them, Knew ye what I have done to you? 13 Ye call one Teacher and Lord: and ye say well; for I am. 14 If therefore, I washed your feet, the Lord and Teacher; ye also ought to wash the feet of one another:

Galatians 5:13-14

13 For ye were called to liberty brethren; only not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve ye one another. 14 For all the law is completed in one word, in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

Acts 20:35

35 I shewed you all things, that so being wearied ye must support the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that himself said, It is happy to give rather than receive.

1 Peter 4:10-11

10 As each received favor, serving the same among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 11 If any speak, as the oracles of God; if any serve, as of the strength which God furnishes: that in all God might be praised by Jesus Christ, in whom is the glory and strength for the time of times. Amen.

1 Peter 4:10

10 As each received favor, serving the same among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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