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  • (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/ntb/m/minister-christian.html. 1896.

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