‘minister’ for COMFORT? WEALTH? STATUS? SOCIETY….. from the New Testament (KJV)

ministerFor even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto,
but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “minister”.

Mat 4:11 Then the devil leaveth him,
and, behold,
angels came and ministered unto him.

Mat 8:15 And he touched her hand,
and the fever left her:
and she arose,
and ministered unto them.

Mat 20:26 But it shall not be so among you:
but whosoever will be great among you,
let him be your minister;

Mat 20:28 Even as the Son of man
came not to be ministered unto,
but to minister,
and to give his life a ransom for many.

Mat 25:44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord,
when saw we thee an hungred,
or athirst,
or a stranger,
or naked,
or sick,
or in prison,
and did not minister unto thee?

Mat 27:55 And many women were there beholding afar off,
which followed Jesus from Galilee,
ministering unto him:

Mar 1:13 And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan;
and was with the wild beasts;
and the angels ministered unto him.

Mar 1:31 And he came and took her by the hand,
and lifted her up;
and immediately the fever left her,
and she ministered unto them.

Mar 10:43 But so shall it not be among you:
but whosoever will be great among you,
shall be your minister:

Mar 10:45 For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto,
but to minister,
and to give his life a ransom for many.

Mar 15:41 (Who also, when he was in Galilee,
followed him, and ministered unto him;)
and many other women which came up with him unto Jerusalem.

Luk 1:2 Even as they delivered them unto us,
which from the beginning were eyewitnesses,
and ministers of the word;

Luk 4:20 And he closed the book,
and he gave it again to the minister,
and sat down.
And the eyes of all them that were
in the synagogue were fastened on him.

Luk 4:39 And he stood over her,
and rebuked the fever;
and it left her:
and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.

Luk 8:3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward,
and Susanna,
and many others,
which ministered unto him of their substance.

Act 13:2 As they ministered to the Lord,
and fasted, the Holy Ghost said,
Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work
whereunto I have called them.

Act 13:5 And when they were at Salamis,
they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews:
and they had also John to their minister.

Act 19:22 So he sent into Macedonia
two of them that ministered unto him,
Timotheus and Erastus;
but he himself stayed in Asia for a season.

Act 20:34 Yea, ye yourselves know,
that these hands have ministered
unto my necessities,
and to them that were with me.

Act 24:23 And he commanded a centurion to keep Paul,
and to let him have liberty,
and that he should forbid none of his acquaintance
to minister or come unto him.

Act 26:16 But rise, and stand upon thy feet:
for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose,
to make thee a minister and a witness
both of these things which thou hast seen,
and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;

Rom 12:7 Or ministry,
let us wait on our ministering:
or he that teacheth, on teaching;

Rom 13:4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid;
for he beareth not the sword in vain:
for he is the minister of God,
a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Rom 13:6 For for this cause pay ye tribute also:
for they are God’s ministers,
attending continually upon this very thing.

Rom 15:8 Now I say that Jesus Christ was
a minister of the circumcision
for the truth of God,
to confirm the promises
made unto the fathers:

Rom 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles,
ministering the gospel of God,
that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable,
being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Rom 15:25 But now I go unto Jerusalem
to minister unto the saints.

Rom 15:27 It hath pleased them verily;
and their debtors they are.
For if the Gentiles have been made
partakers of their spiritual things,
their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things.

1Co 3:5 Who then is Paul,
and who is Apollos,
but ministers by whom ye believed,
even as the Lord gave to every man?

1Co 4:1 Let a man so account of us,
as of the ministers of Christ,
and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1Co 9:13 Do ye not know that
they which minister about holy things
live of the things of the temple?
and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?

2Co 3:3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be
the epistle of Christ ministered by us,
written not with ink,
but with the Spirit of the living God;
not in tables of stone,
but in fleshy tables of the heart.

2Co 3:6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament;
not of the letter,
but of the spirit:
for the letter killeth,
but the spirit giveth life.

2Co 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves
as the ministers of God,
in much patience,
in afflictions,
in necessities,
in distresses,

5. In stripes,
in imprisonments,
in tumults,
in labours,
in watchings,
in fastings;
6. By pureness,
by knowledge,
by longsuffering,
by kindness,
by the Holy Ghost,
by love unfeigned,
7. By the word of truth,
by the power of God,
by the armour of righteousness
on the right hand and on the left,
8. By honour and dishonour,
by evil report and good report:
as deceivers,
and yet true;
9. As unknown,
and yet well known;
as dying, and, behold, we live;
as chastened, and not killed;
10. As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing;
as poor, yet making many rich;
as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

2Co 8:4 Praying us with much intreaty
that we would receive the gift,
and take upon us
the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

2Co 9:1 For as touching the ministering to the saints,
it is superfluous for me to write to you:

2Co 9:10 Now he that ministereth seed to the sower
both minister bread for your food,
and multiply your seed sown,
and increase the fruits of your righteousness;

2Co 11:15 Therefore it is no great thing
if his ministers also
be transformed as the ministers of righteousness;
whose end shall be according to their works.

2Co 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ?
(I speak as a fool) I am more;
in labours more abundant,
in stripes above measure,
in prisons more frequent,
in deaths oft.

Gal 2:17 But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ,
we ourselves also are found sinners,
is therefore Christ the minister of sin?
God forbid.

Gal 3:5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit,
and worketh miracles among you,
doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Eph 3:7 Whereof I was made a minister,
according to the gift of the grace of God
given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

Eph 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth,
but that which is good to the use of edifying,
that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Eph 6:21 But that ye also may know my affairs,
and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother
and faithful minister in the Lord,
shall make known to you all things:

Phi 2:25 Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you
Epaphroditus, my brother,
and companion in labour,
and fellowsoldier, but your messenger,
and he that ministered to my wants.

Col 1:7 As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant,
who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;

Col 1:23 If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled,
and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel,
which ye have heard,
and which was preached to every creature
which is under heaven;
whereof I Paul am made a minister;

Col 1:25 Whereof I am made a minister,
according to the dispensation of God
which is given to me for you,
to fulfil the word of God;

Col 2:19 And not holding the Head,
from which all the body by joints
and bands having nourishment ministered,
and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

Col 4:7 All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you,
who is a beloved brother,
and a faithful minister
and fellowservant in the Lord:

1Th 3:2 And sent Timotheus, our brother,
and minister of God,
and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of Christ,
to establish you,
and to comfort you concerning your faith:

1Ti 1:4 Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies,
which minister questions,
rather than godly edifying which is in faith:
so do.

1Ti 4:6 If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things,
thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ,
nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine,
whereunto thou hast attained.

2Ti 1:18 The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy of the Lord in that day:
and in how many things he ministered unto me at Ephesus,
thou knowest very well.

Phm 1:13 Whom I would have retained with me,
that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me
in the bonds of the gospel:

Heb 1:7 And of the angels he saith,
Who maketh his angels spirits,
and his ministers a flame of fire.

Heb 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits,
sent forth to minister for them
who shall be heirs of salvation?

Heb 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love,
which ye have shewed toward his name,
in that ye have ministered to the saints,
and do minister.

Heb 8:2 A minister of the sanctuary,
and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched,
and not man.

Heb 10:11 And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering
oftentimes the same sacrifices,
which can never take away sins:

12. But this man, after he had offered
one sacrifice for sins for ever,
sat down on the right hand of God;
13. From henceforth expecting
till his enemies be made his footstool.

1Pe 1:12 Unto whom it was revealed,
that not unto themselves,
but unto us they did minister the things,
which are now reported unto you by them
that have preached the gospel unto you
with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven;
which things the angels desire to look into.

1Pe 4:10 As every man hath received the gift,
even so minister the same one to another,
as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

1Pe 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God;
if any man minister,
let him do it as of the ability which God giveth:
that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ,
to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

2Pe 1:11 For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly
into the everlasting kingdom
of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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