Here are 114 Bible verses about ministry from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Ephesians 4:11-13 KJV
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
2 Timothy 2:15 KJV
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
1 Timothy 4:12 KJV
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Acts 20:24 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.
Hebrews 13:7 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.
2 Corinthians 3:6 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.
James 4:10 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.
Galatians 5:13 KJV
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
Isaiah 6:8 KJV
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Hebrews 13:17 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.
2 Corinthians 4:1 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.
2 Timothy 4:5 KJV
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
Mark 10:45 KJV
But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
Luke 3:23 KJV
For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Acts 6:4 KJV
And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,
1 Timothy 2:7 KJV
But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
Ephesians 4:12 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.
Acts 20:28 KJV
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
1 Peter 5:3 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.
Philippians 4:13 KJV
Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
Romans 8:28 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Acts 1:8 KJV
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
1 Peter 4:10 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.
Hebrews 6:10 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.
Colossians 3:16 KJV
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.
1 Timothy 5:17 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.
Acts 1:25 KJV
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
2 Timothy 2:2 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.
Proverbs 22:6 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.
1 Peter 3:15 KJV
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Isaiah 41:10 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:
Exodus 20:12 KJV
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
1 Peter 1:12 KJV
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Hebrews 2:12 KJV
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.
Ephesians 5:19 KJV
Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.
1 Corinthians 14:15 KJV
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
Acts 1:17 KJV
What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
Deuteronomy 6:7 KJV
For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.
1 Timothy 1:12 KJV
And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
1 Corinthians 14:26 KJV
And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
1 Corinthians 12:4-7 KJV
How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
Romans 1:1 KJV
Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
Matthew 20:28 KJV
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
Psalms 127:3 KJV
Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
2 Timothy 3:16 KJV
Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Matthew 18:10 KJV
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Ecclesiastes 12:1 KJV
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
1 Peter 5:5 KJV
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
Colossians 4:17 KJV
Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
Colossians 4:12 KJV
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.
Revelation 1:1 KJV
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
Ephesians 6:1 KJV
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
2 Corinthians 5:18 KJV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Romans 12:7 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;
1 Thessalonians 5:25 KJV
Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;
Colossians 3:23 KJV
Brethren, pray for us.
Ephesians 5:18-19 KJV
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Ephesians 4:32 KJV
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
Matthew 6:24 KJV
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
1 Peter 2:2-3 KJV
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Matthew 22:39 KJV
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
Matthew 19:14 KJV
And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Proverbs 20:11 KJV
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Ephesians 6:4 KJV
Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
Ephesians 4:29 KJV
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Galatians 6:2 KJV
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.
1 Corinthians 4:1 KJV
Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
Acts 5:42 KJV
Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
Luke 6:40 KJV
And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
Psalms 139:14 KJV
The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
Colossians 1:28 KJV
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
Galatians 6:9 KJV
Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Proverbs 22:15 KJV
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Proverbs 6:20 KJV
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Psalms 149:3 KJV
My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
1 Corinthians 12:5 KJV
Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
Numbers 8:25 KJV
And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.
Hebrews 1:14 KJV
And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the service thereof, and shall serve no more:
John 12:26 KJV
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?
1 Corinthians 9:13 KJV
If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
2 Corinthians 3:9 KJV
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?
Galatians 2:8 KJV
For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.
2 Timothy 4:11 KJV
(For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)
Philippians 1:5 KJV
Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
Hosea 12:10 KJV
For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
Colossians 1:23 KJV
I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets.
2 Corinthians 9:12 KJV
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;
1 Peter 4:11 KJV
For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;
Revelation 2:19 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.
Ephesians 3:7 KJV
I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
2 Chronicles 5:14 KJV
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.
Acts 6:2 KJV
So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God.
1 Corinthians 12:28 KJV
Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
2 Corinthians 9:13 KJV
And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
Exodus 24:13 KJV
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
Acts 26:16 KJV
And Moses rose up, and his minister Joshua: and Moses went up into the mount of God.
1 Corinthians 12:27 KJV
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;
1 Corinthians 9:14 KJV
Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.
Ezekiel 46:24 KJV
Then said he unto me, These are the places of them that boil, where the ministers of the house shall boil the sacrifice of the people.
1 Timothy 3:1 KJV
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
2 Corinthians 3:7 KJV
But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:
Romans 15:16 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.
Colossians 4:3 KJV
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:
Romans 11:13 KJV
For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
1 Timothy 3:5 KJV
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
Luke 8:3 KJV
And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.
2 Corinthians 6:3 KJV
Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
Acts 8:21 KJV
Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.
Colossians 1:25 KJV
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;
1 Corinthians 16:9 KJV
For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.
Romans 15:17 KJV
I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things which pertain to God.
1 Timothy 3:6 KJV
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
2 Corinthians 3:3 KJV
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.
Hebrews 8:6 KJV
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.