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MINISTER, Christian

-(a sacred teacher)

-Called
    AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST
        2Co 5:20
    ANGELS OF THE CHURCH
        Re 1:20; 2:1
    APOSTLES
        Lu 6:13; Re 18:20
    APOSTLES OF JESUS CHRIST
        Tit 1:1
    DEFENDERS OF THE FAITH
        Php 1:7
    ELDERS
        1Ti 5:17; 1Pe 5:1
    EVANGELISTS
        Eph 4:11; 2Ti 4:5
    FISHERS OF MEN
        Mt 4:19; Mr 1:17
    LABORERS
        Mt 9:38; with Phm 1:1
    LABORERS IN THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST
        1Th 3:2
    LIGHTS
        Joh 5:35
    MEN OF GOD
        De 33:1; 1Ti 6:11
    MESSENGERS OF THE CHURCH
        2Co 8:23

-MESSENGERS OF THE LORD OF HOSTS
        Mal 2:7

-MINISTERS OF
    GOD
        Isa 61:6; 2Co 6:4
    OF THE LORD
        Joe 2:17
    CHRIST
        Ro 15:16; 1Co 4:1
    OF THE SANCTUARY
        Eze 45:4
    OF THE GOSPEL
        Eph 3:7; Col 1:23
    OF THE WORD
        Lu 1:2
    OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
        2Co 3:6
    OF THE CHURCH
        Col 1:24,25
    OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
        2Co 11:15

-OVERSEERS
        Ac 20:28

-PASTORS
        Jer 3:15; Joh 21:16-18; Eph 4:11

-PREACHERS
        Ro 10:14; 1Ti 2:7

-PREACHERS OF RIGHTEOUSNFSS
        2Pe 2:5

-SERVANTS
    OF GOD
        Tit 1:1; Jas 1:1
    OF THE LORD
        2Ti 2:24
    OF JESUS CHRIST
        Php 1:1; Jude 1:1
    OF THE CHURCH
        2Co 4:5
    SHEPHERDS
        Jer 23:4
    SOLDIERS OF CHRIST
        Php 2:25; 2Ti 2:3,4
    STARS
        Re 1:20; 2:1
    STEWARDS OF GOD
        Tit 1:7
    OF THE GRACE OF GOD
        1Pe 4:10
    OF THE MYSTERIES OF GOD
        1Co 4:1

-TEACHERS
        Isa 30:20; Eph 4:11

-WATCHMEN
        Isa 62:6; Eze 33:7

-WITNESSES
        Ac 1:8; 5:32; 26:16

-WORKERS TOGETHER WITH GOD
        2Co 6:1

-Compared to sowers
        Ps 126:6; Mt 13:3-8; Mr 4:3-20; Lu 8:5-8

-Teachers of schools
        1Sa 19:20; 2Ki 2:3,5,15; 4:38; 2Ch 15:3; 17:7-9; Ac 13:1

-Hired
        Jud 18:4

-Exempt from taxation
        Ezr 7:24

-Non-partisan in politics
        2Sa 15:24-27

-Influential in public affairs
    Designate kings
        1Sa 9:15,16; 10:1; 16:1-13
    Recommend civil and military appointments
        2Ki 4:13

-Expostulate with rulers
    Samuel with Saul
        1Sa 13:11-14; 15:10-31
    Nathan with David
        2Sa 12:1-14
    Elijah with Ahab
        1Ki 18:17,18

-Tact of
        1Co 9:20-23; 10:23,28-33; 2Co 12:16

-Recreations for
        Mr 6:31,32,45

-Say good-bye to the congregation
        Ac 20:17-38

-Personal bearing of
        Tit 2:7,8

-Preach without authority
        Ga 1:15-24; 2:1-9

-Patience of
        Jas 5:10

-Work of, will be tried
        1Co 3:12-15

-Responsibility of
        Eze 3:17-21; 33:8; Mt 10:14-40; Ac 18:6; 20:26,27

-Speaking evil of, forbidden
        Jude 1:8-10

-Marriage of
        Le 21:7-15; Mt 8:14; 1Co 9:5; 1Ti 3:2,12; Tit 1:5-7

-Incorruptible
    Balaam
        Nu 22:18,37,38; 23:8,12; 24:12-14; with 2Pe 2:15,16
    Micaiah
        1Ki 22:13,14
    Peter
        Ac 8:18-23

-Love of, for the ekklesia (the body of Christ), exemplified by
        Paul
        Php 1:7; 1Th 1:2-4; 2:8,11

-Kindness to:
    Ebed-melech to Jeremiah,
        Jer 38:7-13

-Fear of
        1Sa 16:4

-Examples to the flock
        Php 3:17; 2Th 3:9; 1Ti 4:12; 1Pe 5:3

-Intolerance of
        Mt 15:23; 19:13; Mr 10:13; Lu 18:15

-Message of, rejected
        Eze 33:30-33

-Inconsistent
        Mt 27:3-7

-God's care of
        1Ki 17:1-16; 19:1-18; Isa 30:20; Mt 10:29-31; Lu 12:6,7

-Their calling glorious
        2Co 3:7-11

-Discouragements of
        Isa 53:1; Eze 3:8,9,14; Hab 1:2,3; Mt 13:57; Mr 6:3,4; Lu
        4:24; Joh 4:44

-Defended
        Jer 26:16-19

-Beloved
        Ac 20:37,38; 21:5,6

-Sent forth in teams of two
    Disciples
        Mr 6:7
    Paul and Barnabas
        Ac 13:2,3
    Judas and Silas
        Ac 15:27
    Barnabas and Mark
        Ac 15:37,39
    Paul and Silas
        Ac 15:40
    Paul and Timothy
        Ac 16:1-4
    Paul and Titus
        2Co 8:19,23
    Timothy and Erastus
        Ac 19:22
    Titus and a companion
        2Co 12:18

-See MINISTER, TRIALS AND PERSECUTIONS OF, below

-CALL OF
        Ex 28:1; Nu 3:5-13; 1Sa 3:4-10; 1Ki 19:16,19; 1Ch 23:13;
        Isa 6:8-10; Jer 1:5; Am 2:11; Jon 1:1,2; 3:1,2; Mt 4:18-22;
        9:9; Mr 1:17-20; 2:14; Lu 10:1,2; Joh 1:43; Ac 13:2,3;
        20:24; 22:12-15; 26:14-18; Ro 1:1; 10:14,15; 1Co 1:1,27,28;
        9:16-19; 2Co 1:1; 5:18-20; Ga 1:15,16; Eph 3:7,8; 4:11,12;
        Col 1:1,25-29; 4:17; 1Ti 1:12-14; 2:7; 2Ti 1:11; Tit 1:3;
        Heb 5:4
    See PRIESTS
    See LEVITES
    See CALL, PERSONAL
    See EXCUSES

-CHARACTER AND ATTRIBUTES OF
        Le 10:3-11; 21:6; Nu 16:9,10; De 32:1-3; 1Sa 2:35; 12:7;
        2Ch 6:41; 29:11; Ezr 7:10; Ps 68:11; Pr 11:30; Isa 6:5-8;
        32:20; 52:11; Jer 1:7,8; 3:15; 20:9; Eze 34:1-31; Mal 2:6,7;
        Mt 10:16-24; 11:25,26; 13:51,52; 20:25-28; 23:8-11; 24:45;
        Lu 6:39; 10:21; 12:42-44; 22:27; 24:49; Joh 3:27,34;
        4:36-38; 10:2-5,11-15; 13:13-17; 15:20,21; 17:16-18,20; Ac
        1:8; 4:8,31; 6:3,4; 20:22-24; Ro 2:21-23; 1Co 1:23,27-30;
        2:2; 3:7-10; 4:10-13; 9:16-23,27; 15:10; 2Co 2:15-17;
        3:6-10; 4:1-10; 5:11,18-20; 6:3-7; 10:1,2,8; 13:10; Ga 2:8;
        6:17; Php 3:17; 1Th 2:3-12; 1Ti 3:1-15; 5:17,21;
        6:11,13,14,20,21; 2Ti 1:6-8,13,14; 2:1-7,14-16,20-26;
        3:14,16,17; Tit 1:5-9,13,14; 2:1,7,8,15; 3:1,2,8,9; Heb
        5:1-3,12-14; 13:6,7,9,17; Jas 3:1,13,16,17; 1Pe 4:10,11

-CHARGE DELIVERED TO
        Nu 18:1-7; 27:18-23; De 31:7,8,14-23; Jos 1:1-9; Eze 3:4;
        Mt 10:5-42; Mr 6:11; Lu 10:1-16; 1Ti 1:18-20; 2:1-15;
        3:1-16; 4:1-16; 5:1-22; 6:1-21; 2Ti 1:6-13; 2:1-26; 3:1-17;
        4:1-8

-COURAGE OF
    See COURAGE
    See REPROOF, FAITHFULNESS IN

-DUTIES OF
        Ex 4:12; Le 10:8-11; Jos 1:8; 2Ki 17:27,28; 2Ch 29:11; Isa
        40:1-3,9,11; 52:11; 57:14; 58:1; 62:6,7; Jer 1:7,8,17-19;
        4:15; 6:27; 15:19-21; 23:4,22,28; 26:2; Eze 2:6-8;
        3:8-10,17-21,27; 6:11; 33:1-9; 34:2-31; 44:23; Joe 1:13-15;
        2:17; Jon 1:2; Na 1:15; Hab 2:2; Mal 2:7; Mt 7:6;
        10:7,11-13,16,25,27,28; 16:19; 18:5,6,18; 20:25-28;
        28:19,20; Mr 10:43-45; Lu 9:48; 22:32; 24:48; Joh 3:34;
        4:35-38; 15:27; 20:23; 21:15-17; Ac 1:21,22; 5:20; 6:2,4;
        10:42; 16:4; 18:9,10; 20:28; 22:15; 26:16-18; Ro 1:14,15;
        12:3-8; 1Co 1:16; 4:1,2,21; 9:16,17; 2Co 1:24; 4:1,2,5;
        5:14,18,20; 6:3-10; 7:4-9,12,15; 8:23; 10:8; 12:15,19;
        13:2,10; Ga 1:10; Eph 3:8-10; 4:11,12; 6:20; Col 4:17; 1Th
        2:4-8,10-12; 3:2; 5:12; 2Th 3:4; 1Ti 1:3,4,11,18,19; 2:7;
        4:6,7,12-16; 5:1-3,7-11,19-22; 6:3,4,10-14,17-21; 2Ti 1:6-8;
        2:2-7,14-16,23-25; 4:1,2,5; 1Pe 5:1-4; 2Pe 1:12-16
    See MINISTER, CHARGE DELIVERED TO, above

-DUTIES OF THE CHURCH TO
        De 1:38; 3:28; 31:7; Mal 2:7; 1Co 11:1,2; 16:15,16; Php
        3:17; Col 4:10; 1Th 5:12,13; Heb 13:7,17,18

-EMOLUMENTS (BENEFITS) OF
        Nu 18:20; De 10:9; 14:27; 18:1,2; Jos 13:14,33; 18:7; Jer
        31:14; Eze 44:28; Mt 10:9,10; Mr 6:8; Lu 10:7,8; 22:35,36;
        Joh 4:36; Ac 20:33,34; 1Co 9:1-23; 2Co 1:14,15; 11:7-9;
        12:13-18; Ga 6:6; Php 4:10-18; 1Th 2:5,6,9; 2Th 3:7-9; 1Ti
        5:18; 3Jo 1:7
    See PRIESTS
    See LEVITES
    See EMOLUMENTS (BENEFITS) OF

-FAITHFUL
    INSTANCES OF
    Moses
        De 4:26; 30:19; Heb 3:2,5
    Micaiah
        2Ch 18:12,13
    Azariah
        2Ch 26:16-20
    Balaam
        Nu 22:18,38; 23:8,12; 24:12-14
    Nathan
        2Sa 12:1-14
    Isaiah
        Isa 22:4,5; 39:3-7
    Jeremiah
        Jer 17:16; 26:1-15; 28; 37:9,10,16-18
    John the Baptist
        Mt 3:2-12; Mr 6:18-28; Lu 3:7-9,19
    Peter
        Ac 8:18-23
    Paul
        Ac 20:26,27; Col 1:7
    The apostles
        Ac 3:12-26; 4:9-13,19,20,31; 5:21,29-32

-FALSE AND CORRUPT
        De 13:1-5; 18:20-22; 1Ki 12:31; 2Ch 29:34; 30:15; Ne 13:29;
        Pr 19:27; Isa 3:12; 5:20; 8:19,20; 9:14-16; 28:7; 29:10,11;
        30:10; 43:27,28; 44:20; 56:10-12; Jer 2:8; 5:13,14,30,31;
        6:13,14; 8:10,11; 10:21; 12:10; 13:20; 14:13-16;
        23:1,2,11,14-16,21,25-39; 27:9-18; 48:10; 50:6; La 2:14;
        4:13,14; Eze 13:1-23; 14:9,10; 22:25,26,28; 34:1-31;
        44:8,10; Ho 4:6,8-13; 5:1; 6:9; 9:7,8; Am 2:11,12; Mic 2:11;
        3:5-7,11; Zep 3:4; Zec 10:3; 11:4,5,16,17; 13:2-5; Mal
        1:6-10; 2:1-3,8,9; Mt 5:19; 7:15,22,23; 15:9,14; 20:20-27;
        23:3,4,13; 24:4,5,24,26,48-51; Mr 9:33-35; 10:35-37;
        13:21,22; Lu 6:39; 9:46; 11:35,46-52; 12:45,46; 21:8; 22:24;
        Joh 3:10; 5:43; 10:1,5,8,10-13; Ac 20:29,30; Ro 2:19-25;
        16:17,18; 1Co 3:1-4,10-16,21; 11:18,19; 2Co 2:17; 11:1-31;
        Ga 1:6-8; 5:10; Eph 4:14; Php 1:15,16; 3:2; Col 2:4,8,18,19;
        1Ti 1:3-7,19; 4:1-3,7; 6:3-5,20,21; 2Ti 2:14-18; 3:6-9,13;
        4:3; Tit 1:10-14; 3:10,11; Heb 13:9; 2Pe 2:1-22; 3:16; 1Jo
        2:18,26; 4:1-3,5; 2Jo 1:7-10; 3Jo 1:10; Jude 1:4-11; Re
        2:1,2,12,14,15,18,20-23

-INSTANCES OF
    Aaron
        Nu 12:1-12
    Nadab and Abihu
        Le 10:1,2
    Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
        Nu 16
    Eli's sons
        1Sa 2:12-17,22,25,28,29
    Samuel's sons
        1Sa 8:1-3; 1Ch 6:28
    The old prophet of Beth-el
        1Ki 13:11-32
    Jonathan
        Jud 17:7-13; 18
    Noadiah
        Ne 6:14
    Priests under Jehoash
        2Ki 12:7; 2Ch 24:5,6
    Hezekiah
        2Ch 30:3,5
    Priests and Levites
        Ezr 2:61,62; 9:1,2; 10:18-24; Ne 13:4-13,28,29; Zec
        7:5,6
    Hananiah
        Jer 28
    Jonah
        Jon 1:1-6
    Rulers in the temple
        Mt 16:6-12; 23:16; Lu 12:1
    Caiaphas
        Mt 26:2,3,57,63-65; Joh 11:49-51; 18:14
    Judas Iscariot
        Mt 26:14-16,21-25,47-50; 27:3-5; Joh 12:4-6; Ac 1:18
    Simon the sorcerer
        Ac 8:9-11
    Judaizers
        Ac 15:1; Ga 3; 4; 5; 6
    Diotrephes
        3Jo 1:9
    Elymas (Bar-Jesus)
        Ac 13:6-11
    Hymenaeus
        1Ti 1:20; 2Ti 2:17
    Philetus
        2Ti 2:17,18

-HOSPITALITY TO
    Woman of Zarephath to Elijah
        1Ki 17:10-16
    The Shunammite woman to Elisha
        2Ki 4:8-10
    The foreigners to Paul
        Ac 28:1-10
    Simon the tanner to Peter
        Ac 9:43
    The Philippian jailer
        Ac 16:33,34
    Aquila and Priscilla (Prisca)
    To Paul
        Ac 18:3
    To Apollos
        Ac 18:26
    Justus to Paul
        Ac 18:7
    Philip the evangelist to Paul
        Ac 21:8-10

-ORDINATION OF
    Of Matthias
        Ac 1:26
    Of the seven servants (or, deacons; Greek: diakonoi)
        Ac 6:5,6
    Of Paul and Barnabas
        Ac 13:3
    Timothy
        1Ti 4:14
    See PRIESTS
    See LEVITES

-PRAYER FOR, ENJOINED
        Mt 9:37,38; Lu 10:2; Ro 15:30-32; 2Co 1:11; Eph 6:18-20;
        Php 1:19; Col 4:2-4; 1Th 5:25; 2Th 3:1,2; Phm 1:22; Heb
        13:18,19

-PRAYER FOR, EXEMPLIFIED
        2Ch 6:41; Ps 132:9; Ac 1:24,25; 4:29; 6:6; 12:5; 14:23

-PROMISES TO, JOYS OF
        2Sa 23:6,7; Ps 126:5,6; Jer 1:7-10,17-19; 20:11; Da 12:3;
        Mt 10:28-31; 28:20; Lu 12:11,12; 24:49; Joh 4:36-38; Ac
        1:4,5,8; 1Co 9:9,10; 2Co 2:14-16; 7:6,7; Php 2:16; 1Th
        2:13,19,20; 3:8,9; 3Jo 1:4
    See RIGHTEOUS, PROMISES TO

-SUCCESS ATTENDING
    Jonah
        Jon 1:5,6,9,14,16; 3:4-9
    Apostles
        Ac 2:1-4,41
    Philip
        Ac 8:6,8,12
    Peter
        Ac 9:32-35
    Paul
        Ac 13:16-43; 1Co 4:15; 9:2; 15:11; 2Co 3:2,3; 12:12;
        13:4; Php 2:16; 1Th 1:5
    Apollos
        Ac 18:24-28
    See REVIVALS

-TRIALS AND PERSECUTIONS OF
        1Ki 19:1-10; Isa 20:2,3; Eze 24:15-18; Ho 1:2; Am 5:10;
        7:10-17; Mt 10:16-27; 23:34; Joh 13:16; 1Co 2:1-4; 4:9-13;
        2Co 6:4-10; 7:5; 11:23-33; 12:7-12; Ga 4:13,14; Eph 3:1,13

-FALSELY ACCUSED
    See ACCUSATION, FALSE
    See also PERSECUTION

-INSTANCES OF PERSECUTION
    Micaiah
        1Ki 22:24-27
    Hanani
        2Ch 16:10
    Zechariah
        2Ch 24:20,21
    The apostles
        Ac 5:17-42
    Peter
        Ac 12:3-19
    Paul
        Ac 9:23-25,29,30; 14:6-20; 16:11-40; 17:1-13; 20:3;
        21:27-40; 22:18,21,24-30; 23:11-35; 24; 25; 26; 2Co
        11:31-33; Ga 1:21-24; 2Ti 1:8,16; 2:9; 4:16,17
    See ELIJAH
    See JEREMIAH

-ZEALOUS
    Titus
        2Co 8:16,17
    Epaphroditus
        Php 2:25-30
    Epaphras
        Col 4:12,13
    Tychicus
        Col 4:7
    John, in his vision
        Re 5:4,5
    See ZEAL
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