Bible verses about "service" | CAB

John 13:12-17

12 So when He had washed their feet, and had taken His garments, He reclined again, and said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you? 13 You call me Teacher and Lord, and you say correctly, for so I am. 14 Therefore if I, your Lord and your Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. 15 For I gave you an example, that just as I did to you, you also should do. 16 Most assuredly I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor a messenger greater than he who sent him. 17 If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.

2 Corinthians 9:12-13

12 Because the ministry of this service not only is supplying the needs of the saints, but also is abounding through many thanksgivings to God, 13 while through the approved character of this ministry, they glorify God for the obedience of your confession to the gospel of Christ, and for the generosity of your sharing toward them and toward all,

Romans 12:6-7

6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace having been given to us, let us use them: whether prophecy, let us prophecy according to the proportion of faith; 7 whether ministry, let us use it in our ministry; whether teaching; in the teaching;

Ephesians 4:28

28 Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working that which is good with his hands, in order that he may have something to share with him who has need.

Colossians 3:23-24

23 And whatever you may do, work it from your soul, as to the Lord and not to men, 24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. For you serve the Lord Christ.

Hebrews 6:10-12

10 For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. 11 But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end, 12 lest you become dull, but become imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

James 2:18

18 But someone will say, "You have faith, and I have works." Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by means of my works.

Isaiah 58:10

10 and if you give bread to the hungry from your heart, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light spring up in darkness, and your darkness shall be as noon day;

Matthew 20:26-28

26 Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, shall be your servant. 27 And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave; 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many."

Matthew 25:35-40

35 for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; 36 I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.' 37 "Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? 38 When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? 39 Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?' 40 "And the King will answer and say to them, 'Assuredly I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brothers, you did it to Me.'

Mark 10:45

45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."

Galatians 5:13

13 For you, brothers were called to freedom; only do not use freedom for an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

1 Peter 4:10

10 As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

1 Peter 4:9-11

9 Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. 10 As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 11 If anyone speaks, let him speak as the utterances of God. If anyone serves, let him serve as from strength, as God supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.

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