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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Minister, Christian

  • (a sacred teacher)

  • Called
    • AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST
      2 Corinthians 5:20
    • ANGELS OF THE CHURCH
      Revelation 1:20; 2:1
    • APOSTLES
      Luke 6:13; Revelation 18:20
    • APOSTLES OF JESUS CHRIST
      Titus 1:1
    • DEFENDERS OF THE FAITH
      Philippians 1:7
    • ELDERS
      1 Timothy 5:17; 1 Peter 5:1
    • EVANGELISTS
      Ephesians 4:11; 2 Timothy 4:5
    • FISHERS OF MEN
      Matthew 4:19; Mark 1:17
    • LABORERS
      Matthew 9:38; Philippians 1:1
    • LABORERS IN THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST
      1 Thessalonians 3:2
    • LIGHTS
      John 5:35
    • MEN OF GOD
      Deuteronomy 33:1; 1 Timothy 6:11
    • MESSENGERS OF THE CHURCH
      2 Corinthians 8:23

  • MESSENGERS OF THE LORD OF HOSTS
    Malachi 2:7

  • MINISTERS OF
    • GOD
      Isaiah 61:6; 2 Corinthians 6:4
    • OF THE LORD
      Joel 2:17
    • CHRIST
      Romans 15:16; 1 Corinthians 4:1
    • OF THE SANCTUARY
      Ezekiel 45:4
    • OF THE GOSPEL
      Ephesians 3:7; Colossians 1:23
    • OF THE WORD
      Luke 1:2
    • OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
      2 Corinthians 3:6
    • OF THE CHURCH
      Colossians 1:24,25
    • OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
      2 Corinthians 11:15

  • OVERSEERS
    Acts 20:28

  • PASTORS
    Jeremiah 3:15; John 21:16-18; Ephesians 4:11

  • PREACHERS
    Romans 10:14; 1 Timothy 2:7

  • PREACHERS OF RIGHTEOUSNFSS
    2 Peter 2:5

  • SERVANTS
    • OF GOD
      Titus 1:1; James 1:1
    • OF THE LORD
      2 Timothy 2:24
    • OF JESUS CHRIST
      Philippians 1:1; Jude 1:1
    • OF THE CHURCH
      2 Corinthians 4:5
    • SHEPHERDS
      Jeremiah 23:4
    • SOLDIERS OF CHRIST
      Philippians 2:25; 2 Timothy 2:3,4
    • STARS
      Revelation 1:20; 2:1
    • STEWARDS OF GOD
      Titus 1:7
    • OF THE GRACE OF GOD
      1 Peter 4:10
    • OF THE MYSTERIES OF GOD
      1 Corinthians 4:1

  • TEACHERS
    Isaiah 30:20; Ephesians 4:11

  • WATCHMEN
    Isaiah 62:6; Ezekiel 33:7

  • WITNESSES
    Acts 1:8; 5:32; 26:16

  • WORKERS TOGETHER WITH GOD
    2 Corinthians 6:1

  • Compared to sowers
    Psalm 126:6; Matthew 13:3-8; Mark 4:3-20; Luke 8:5-8

  • Teachers of schools
    1 Samuel 19:20; 2 Kings 2:3,5,15; 4:38; 2 Chronicles 15:3; 17:7-9; Acts 13:1

  • Hired
    Judges 18:4

  • Exempt from taxation
    Ezra 7:24

  • Non-partisan in politics
    2 Samuel 15:24-27

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

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

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

  • Recreations for
    Mark 6:31,32,45

  • Say good-bye to the congregation
    Acts 20:17-38

  • Personal bearing of
    Titus 2:7,8

  • Preach without authority
    Galatians 1:15-24; 2:1-9

  • Patience of
    James 5:10

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

  • Responsibility of
    Ezekiel 3:17-21; 33:8; Matthew 10:14-40; Acts 18:6; 20:26,27

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

  • Marriage of
    Leviticus 21:7-15; Matthew 8:14; 1 Corinthians 9:5; 1 Timothy 3:2,12; Titus 1:5-7

  • Incorruptible
    • Balaam
      Numbers 22:18,37,38; 23:8,12; 24:12-14; 2 Peter 2:15,16
    • Micaiah
      1 Kings 22:13,14
    • Peter
      Acts 8:18-23

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

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

  • Fear of
    1 Samuel 16:4

  • Examples to the flock
    Philippians 3:17; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Peter 5:3

  • Intolerance of
    Matthew 15:23; 19:13; Mark 10:13; Luke 18:15

  • Message of, rejected
    Ezekiel 33:30-33

  • Inconsistent
    Matthew 27:3-7

  • God's care of
    1 Kings 17:1-16; 19:1-18; Isaiah 30:20; Matthew 10:29-31; Luke 12:6,7

  • Their calling glorious
    2 Corinthians 3:7-11

  • Discouragements of
    Isaiah 53:1; Ezekiel 3:8,9,14; Habakkuk 1:2,3; Matthew 13:57; Mark 6:3,4; Luke 4:24; John 4:44

  • Defended
    Jeremiah 26:16-19

  • Beloved
    Acts 20:37,38; 21:5,6

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

  • See MINISTER, TRIALS AND PERSECUTIONS OF, blow

  • CALL OF
    Exodus 28:1; Numbers 3:5-13; 1 Samuel 3:4-10; 1 Kings 19:16,19; 1 Chronicles 23:13; Isaiah 6:8-10; Jeremiah 1:5; Amos 2:11; Jonah 1:1,2; 3:1,2; Matthew 4:18-22; 9:9; Mark 1:17-20; 2:14; Luke 10:1,2; John 1:43; Acts 13:2,3; 20:24; 22:12-15; 26:14-18; Romans 1:1; 10:14,15; 1 Corinthians 1:1,27,28; 9:16-19; 2 Corinthians 1:1; 5:18-20; Galatians 1:15,16; Ephesians 3:7,8; 4:11,12; Colossians 1:1,25-29; 4:17; 1 Timothy 1:12-14; 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11; Titus 1:3; Hebrews 5:4

  • CHARACTER AND ATTRIBUTES OF
    Leviticus 10:3-11; 21:6; Numbers 16:9,10; Deuteronomy 32:1-3; 1 Samuel 2:35; 12:7; 2 Chronicles 6:41; 29:11; Ezra 7:10; Psalm 68:11; Proverbs 11:30; Isaiah 6:5-8; 32:20; 52:11; Jeremiah 1:7,8; 3:15; 20:9; Ezekiel 34:1-31; Malachi 2:6,7; Matthew 10:16-24; 11:25,26; 13:51,52; 20:25-28; 23:8-11; 24:45; Luke 6:39; 10:21; 12:42-44; 22:27; 24:49; John 3:27,34; 4:36-38; 10:2-5,11-15; 13:13-17; 15:20,21; 17:16-18,20; Acts 1:8; 4:8,31; 6:3,4; 20:22-24; Romans 2:21-23; 1 Corinthians 1:23,27-30; 2:2; 3:7-10; 4:10-13; 9:16-23,27; 15:10; 2 Corinthians 2:15-17; 3:6-10; 4:1-10; 5:11,18-20; 6:3-7; 10:1,2,8; 13:10; Galatians 2:8; 6:17; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:3-12; 1 Timothy 3:1-15; 5:17,21; 6:11,13,14,20,21; 2 Timothy 1:6-8,13,14; 2:1-7,14-16,20-26; 3:14,16,17; Titus 1:5-9,13,14; 2:1,7,8,15; 3:1,2,8,9; Hebrews 5:1-3,12-14; 13:6,7,9,17; James 3:1,13,16,17; 1 Peter 4:10,11

  • CHARGE DELIVERED TO
    Numbers 18:1-7; 27:18-23; Deuteronomy 31:7,8,14-23; Joshua 1:1-9; Ezekiel 3:4; Matthew 10:5-42; Mark 6:11; Luke 10:1-16; 1 Timothy 1:18-20; 2:1-15; 3:1-16; 4:1-16; 5:1-22; 6:1-21; 2 Timothy 1:6-13; 2:1-26; 3:1-17; 4:1-8

  • COURAGE OF

  • DUTIES OF
    Exodus 4:12; Leviticus 10:8-11; Joshua 1:8; 2 Kings 17:27,28; 2 Chronicles 29:11; Isaiah 40:1-3,9,11; 52:11; 57:14; 58:1; 62:6,7; Jeremiah 1:7,8,17-19; 4:15; 6:27; 15:19-21; 23:4,22,28; 26:2; Ezekiel 2:6-8; 3:8-10,17-21,27; 6:11; 33:1-9; 34:2-31; 44:23; Joel 1:13-15; 2:17; Jonah 1:2; Nahum 1:15; Habakkuk 2:2; Malachi 2:7; Matthew 7:6; 10:7,11-13,16,25,27,28; 16:19; 18:5,6,18; 20:25-28; 28:19,20; Mark 10:43-45; Luke 9:48; 22:32; 24:48; John 3:34; 4:35-38; 15:27; 20:23; 21:15-17; Acts 1:21,22; 5:20; 6:2,4; 10:42; 16:4; 18:9,10; 20:28; 22:15; 26:16-18; Romans 1:14,15; 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 1:16; 4:1,2,21; 9:16,17; 2 Corinthians 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; Galatians 1:10; Ephesians 3:8-10; 4:11,12; 6:20; Colossians 4:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:4-8,10-12; 3:2; 5:12; 2 Thessalonians 3:4; 1 Timothy 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; 2 Timothy 1:6-8; 2:2-7,14-16,23-25; 4:1,2,5; 1 Peter 5:1-4; 2 Peter 1:12-16
    • See MINISTER, CHARGE DELIVERED TO, aove

    • DUTIES OF THE CHURCH TO
      Deuteronomy 1:38; 3:28; 31:7; Malachi 2:7; 1 Corinthians 11:1,2; 16:15,16; Philippians 3:17; Colossians 4:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; Hebrews 13:7,17,18

  • EMOLUMENTS (BENEFITS) OF
    Numbers 18:20; Deuteronomy 10:9; 14:27; 18:1,2; Joshua 13:14,33; 18:7; Jeremiah 31:14; Ezekiel 44:28; Matthew 10:9,10; Mark 6:8; Luke 10:7,8; 22:35,36; John 4:36; Acts 20:33,34; 1 Corinthians 9:1-23; 2 Corinthians 1:14,15; 11:7-9; 12:13-18; Galatians 6:6; Philippians 4:10-18; 1 Thessalonians 2:5,6,9; 2 Thessalonians 3:7-9; 1 Timothy 5:18; 3 John 1:7

  • FAITHFUL
    • INSTANCES OF
      • Moses
        Deuteronomy 4:26; 30:19; Hebrews 3:2,5
    • Micaiah
      2 Chronicles 18:12,13
    • Azariah
      2 Chronicles 26:16-20
    • Balaam
      Numbers 22:18,38; 23:8,12; 24:12-14
    • Nathan
      2 Samuel 12:1-14
    • Isaiah
      Isaiah 22:4,5; 39:3-7
    • Jeremiah
      Jeremiah 17:16; 26:1-15; 28; 37:9,10,16-18
    • John the Baptist
      Matthew 3:2-12; Mark 6:18-28; Luke 3:7-9,19
    • Peter
      Acts 8:18-23
    • Paul
      Acts 20:26,27; Colossians 1:7
    • The apostles
      Acts 3:12-26; 4:9-13,19,20,31; 5:21,29-32

  • FALSE AND CORRUPT
    Deuteronomy 13:1-5; 18:20-22; 1 Kings 12:31; 2 Chronicles 29:34; 30:15; Nehemiah 13:29; Proverbs 19:27; Isaiah 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; Jeremiah 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; Lamentations 2:14; 4:13,14; Ezekiel 13:1-23; 14:9,10; 22:25,26,28; 34:1-31; 44:8,10; Hosea 4:6,8-13; 5:1; 6:9; 9:7,8; Amos 2:11,12; Micah 2:11; 3:5-7,11; Zephaniah 3:4; Zechariah 10:3; 11:4,5,16,17; 13:2-5; Malachi 1:6-10; 2:1-3,8,9; Matthew 5:19; 7:15,22,23; 15:9,14; 20:20-27; 23:3,4,13; 24:4,5,24,26,48-51; Mark 9:33-35; 10:35-37; 13:21,22; Luke 6:39; 9:46; 11:35,46-52; 12:45,46; 21:8; 22:24; John 3:10; 5:43; 10:1,5,8,10-13; Acts 20:29,30; Romans 2:19-25; 16:17,18; 1 Corinthians 3:1-4,10-16,21; 11:18,19; 2 Corinthians 2:17; 11:1-31; Galatians 1:6-8; 5:10; Ephesians 4:14; Philippians 1:15,16; 3:2; Colossians 2:4,8,18,19; 1 Timothy 1:3-7,19; 4:1-3,7; 6:3-5,20,21; 2 Timothy 2:14-18; 3:6-9,13; 4:3; Titus 1:10-14; 3:10,11; Hebrews 13:9; 2 Peter 2:1-22; 3:16; 1 John 2:18,26; 4:1-3,5; 2 John 1:7-10; 3 John 1:10; Jude 1:4-11; Revelation 2:1,2,12,14,15,18,20-23

  • INSTANCES OF
    • Aaron
      Numbers 12:1-12
    • Nadab and Abihu
      Leviticus 10:1,2
    • Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
      Numbers 16
    • Eli's sons
      1 Samuel 2:12-17,22,25,28,29
    • Samuel's sons
      1 Samuel 8:1-3; 1 Chronicles 6:28
    • The old prophet of Beth-el
      1 Kings 13:11-32
    • Jonathan
      Judges 17:7-13; 18
    • Noadiah
      Nehemiah 6:14
    • Priests under Jehoash
      2 Kings 12:7; 2 Chronicles 24:5,6
    • Hezekiah
      2 Chronicles 30:3,5
    • Priests and Levites
      Ezra 2:61,62; 9:1,2; 10:18-24; Nehemiah 13:4-13,28,29; Zechariah 7:5,6
    • Hananiah
      Jeremiah 28
    • Jonah
      Jonah 1:1-6
    • Rulers in the temple
      Matthew 16:6-12; 23:16; Luke 12:1
    • Caiaphas
      Matthew 26:2,3,57,63-65; John 11:49-51; 18:14
    • Judas Iscariot
      Matthew 26:14-16,21-25,47-50; 27:3-5; John 12:4-6; Acts 1:18
    • Simon the sorcerer
      Acts 8:9-11
    • Judaizers
      Acts 15:1; Galatians 3; 4; 5; 6
    • Diotrephes
      3 John 1:9
    • Elymas (Bar-Jesus)
      Acts 13:6-11
    • Hymenaeus
      1 Timothy 1:20; 2 Timothy 2:17
    • Philetus
      2 Timothy 2:17,18

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

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

  • PRAYER FOR, ENJOINED
    Matthew 9:37,38; Luke 10:2; Romans 15:30-32; 2 Corinthians 1:11; Ephesians 6:18-20; Philippians 1:19; Colossians 4:2-4; 1 Thessalonians 5:25; 2 Thessalonians 3:1,2; Philippians 1:22; Hebrews 13:18,19

  • PRAYER FOR, EXEMPLIFIED
    2 Chronicles 6:41; Psalm 132:9; Acts 1:24,25; 4:29; 6:6; 12:5; 14:23

  • PROMISES TO, JOYS OF
    2 Samuel 23:6,7; Psalm 126:5,6; Jeremiah 1:7-10,17-19; 20:11; Daniel 12:3; Matthew 10:28-31; 28:20; Luke 12:11,12; 24:49; John 4:36-38; Acts 1:4,5,8; 1 Corinthians 9:9,10; 2 Corinthians 2:14-16; 7:6,7; Philippians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 2:13,19,20; 3:8,9; 3 John 1:4

  • SUCCESS ATTENDING
    • Jonah
      Jonah 1:5,6,9,14,16; 3:4-9
    • Apostles
      Acts 2:1-4,41
    • Philip
      Acts 8:6,8,12
    • Peter
      Acts 9:32-35
    • Paul
      Acts 13:16-43; 1 Corinthians 4:15; 9:2; 15:11; 2 Corinthians 3:2,3; 12:12; 13:4; Philippians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:5
    • Apollos
      Acts 18:24-28
    • See REVIVALS

  • TRIALS AND PERSECUTIONS OF
    1 Kings 19:1-10; Isaiah 20:2,3; Ezekiel 24:15-18; Hosea 1:2; Amos 5:10; 7:10-17; Matthew 10:16-27; 23:34; John 13:16; 1 Corinthians 2:1-4; 4:9-13; 2 Corinthians 6:4-10; 7:5; 11:23-33; 12:7-12; Galatians 4:13,14; Ephesians 3:1,13

  • FALSELY ACCUSED

  • INSTANCES OF PERSECUTION
    • Micaiah
      1 Kings 22:24-27
    • Hanani
      2 Chronicles 16:10
    • Zechariah
      2 Chronicles 24:20,21
    • The apostles
      Acts 5:17-42
    • Peter
      Acts 12:3-19
    • Paul
      Acts 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; 2 Corinthians 11:31-33; Galatians 1:21-24; 2 Timothy 1:8,16; 2:9; 4:16,17
    • See ELIJAH
    • See JEREMIAH

  • ZEALOUS
    • Titus
      2 Corinthians 8:16,17
    • Epaphroditus
      Philippians 2:25-30
    • Epaphras
      Colossians 4:12,13
    • Tychicus
      Colossians 4:7
    • John, in his vision
      Revelation 5:4,5
    • See ZEAL

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Minister, Christian'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/m/minister-christian.html. 1896.

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