GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
If your gift is serving, then devote yourself to serving. If it is teaching, devote yourself to teaching.
King James Bible
Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;
Darby Bible Translation
or service, let us occupy ourselves in service; or he that teaches, in teaching;
World English Bible
or service, let us give ourselves to service; or he who teaches, to his teaching;
Young's Literal Translation
or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!'
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LibraryJuly 22. "He that Ministereth Let us Wait on Our Ministering" (Rom. xii. 7).
"He that ministereth let us wait on our ministering" (Rom. xii. 7). Beloved, are you ministering to Christ? Are you doing it with your hands? Are you doing it with your substance and with what you have? Is He getting the best of what is most real to you? Has He a place at your table? And when He does not come to fill the chair, is it free to His representative, His poor and humble children? Your words and wishes are cheap if they do not find expression in your actual gifts. Even Mary did not put …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Second Sunday after Epiphany
Still Another Triplet
Many and One
At that time, as the number of disciples grew, Greek-speaking Jews complained about the Hebrew-speaking Jews. The Greek-speaking Jews claimed that the widows among them were neglected every day when food and other assistance was distributed.
Barnabas, Simeon (called the Black), Lucius (from Cyrene), Manaen (a close friend of Herod since childhood), and Saul were prophets and teachers in the church in Antioch.
1 Corinthians 12:5
There are different ways of serving, and yet the same Lord is served.
1 Corinthians 12:28
In the church God has appointed first apostles, next prophets, third teachers, then those who perform miracles, then those who have the gift of healing, then those who help others, those who are managers, and those who can speak in a number of languages.
1 Corinthians 14:26
So what does this mean, brothers and sisters? When you gather, each person has a psalm, doctrine, revelation, another language, or an interpretation. Everything must be done to help each other grow.
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