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89 Bible Verses About Ministers

Here are 89 Bible verses about ministers from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Hebrews 13:17 KJV

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

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Hebrews 13:7 KJV

Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

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Jeremiah 3:15 KJV

Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

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Acts 20:28 KJV

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

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1 Timothy 5:17 KJV

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

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Ephesians 4:11 KJV

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

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2 Timothy 4:5 KJV

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

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1 Peter 5:3 KJV

But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

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1 Timothy 2:7 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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Acts 1:8 KJV

Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

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James 3:1 KJV

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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Titus 1:7 KJV

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

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1 Timothy 3:2 KJV

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

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1 Peter 3:15 KJV

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

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Ephesians 4:12 KJV

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

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Acts 20:24 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Acts 18:26 KJV

But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

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Acts 6:4 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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2 Corinthians 4:5 KJV

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

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2 Corinthians 3:6 KJV

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake.

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1 Timothy 6:20 KJV

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.

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2 Timothy 4:2 KJV

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

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1 Corinthians 9:14 KJV

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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1 Timothy 4:7 KJV

Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 KJV

But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

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Titus 1:6 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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1 Timothy 2:11-12 KJV

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

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2 Timothy 1:6-8 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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2 Corinthians 8:23 KJV

Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands. For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

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2 Corinthians 5:20 KJV

Whether any do enquire of Titus, he is my partner and fellowhelper concerning you: or our brethren be enquired of, they are the messengers of the churches, and the glory of Christ.

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2 Corinthians 5:18-20 KJV

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.

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2 Corinthians 4:1 KJV

And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.

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Psalms 126:6 KJV

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

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1 Peter 4:11 KJV

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

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1 Timothy 2:12 KJV

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.

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1 Thessalonians 5:12 KJV

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

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Isaiah 52:11 KJV

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;

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2 Timothy 2:17 KJV

Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from thence, touch no unclean thing; go ye out of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear the vessels of the LORD.

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1 Timothy 5:17-18 KJV

And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

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1 Corinthians 4:1 KJV

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

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2 Chronicles 29:11 KJV

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

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Philippians 3:17 KJV

My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister unto him, and burn incense.

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Romans 16:1 KJV

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample.

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2 Timothy 3:14-15 KJV

I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:

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1 Corinthians 9:27 KJV

But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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Luke 6:39 KJV

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Revelation 5:4 KJV

And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

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2 Timothy 2:2 KJV

And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.

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Colossians 4:17 KJV

And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

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Acts 1:25 KJV

And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.

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1 Peter 4:10 KJV

That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

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

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Matthew 18:6 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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2 Timothy 2:14-16 KJV

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

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1 Timothy 6:11 KJV

Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers. Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

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Philippians 2:4 KJV

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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Acts 13:3 KJV

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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Luke 10:7 KJV

And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.

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Matthew 21:15-16 KJV

And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house.

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Titus 2:7 KJV

And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David; they were sore displeased, And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

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Titus 1:5 KJV

In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

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1 Timothy 6:21 KJV

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.

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2 Corinthians 5:18 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Romans 1:1 KJV

And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

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Luke 10:2 KJV

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

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Malachi 2:7 KJV

Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.

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Jonah 1:2 KJV

For the priest’s lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

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Jeremiah 1:5 KJV

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

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Isaiah 6:8 KJV

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

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Titus 1:8 KJV

Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.

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1 Timothy 5:21 KJV

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

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Colossians 3:23-24 KJV

I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.

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Colossians 3:16 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Philippians 4:3 KJV

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

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Philippians 1:1 KJV

And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are in the book of life.

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1 Timothy 4:13 KJV

Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:

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1 Corinthians 11:1 KJV

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

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Romans 15:16 KJV

Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

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Numbers 23:12 KJV

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.

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1 Corinthians 12:27 KJV

And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD hath put in my mouth?

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2 Corinthians 11:15 KJV

Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

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Mark 9:35 KJV

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.

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Ephesians 4:11-12 KJV

And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.

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