New Living Translation
God has given me the responsibility of serving his church by proclaiming his entire message to you.
King James Bible
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;
Darby Bible Translation
of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given me towards you to complete the word of God,
World English Bible
of which I was made a servant, according to the stewardship of God which was given me toward you, to fulfill the word of God,
Young's Literal Translation
of which I -- I did become a ministrant according to the dispensation of God, that was given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:25 According to the dispensation of God which is given me - Or, the stewardship with which I am intrusted.
'I also labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily.'--COL. i. 29. I have chosen this text principally because it brings together the two subjects which are naturally before us to-day. All 'Western Christendom,' as it is called, is to-day commemorating the Pentecostal gift. My text speaks about that power that 'worketh in us mightily.' True, the Apostle is speaking in reference to the fiery energy and persistent toil which characterised him in proclaiming Christ, that …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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1 Corinthians 3:5
After all, who is Apollos? Who is Paul? We are only God's servants through whom you believed the Good News. Each of us did the work the Lord gave us.
1 Corinthians 9:17
If I were doing this on my own initiative, I would deserve payment. But I have no choice, for God has given me this sacred trust.
assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles.
By God's grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News.
But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it. Don't drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News. The Good News has been preached all over the world, and I, Paul, have been appointed as God's servant to proclaim it.
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