30 Important Bible Verses About Serving The Church

1 Corinthians 12:5 – Serving the Church with Different Gifts

“There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.”

Galatians 5:13 – Serve One Another Humbly in Love

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Use Your Gifts to Serve Others

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

Ephesians 4:12 – Prepare God’s People for Works of Service

“To equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.”

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Mark 10:45 – Jesus Came to Serve

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Romans 12:11 – Serve the Lord with Enthusiasm

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.”

Matthew 20:28 – Serve Others as Christ Served

“Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Colossians 3:23-24 – Serve the Lord in Everything

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Hebrews 6:10 – Serve God and His People

“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.”

Acts 20:35 – It is More Blessed to Give Than to Receive

“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”

1 Timothy 5:17 – Honor Elders Who Serve Well

“The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.”

1 Timothy 3:13 – Serve as Deacons with a Clear Conscience

“Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.”

Romans 1:1 – Paul, a Servant of Christ Jesus

“Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God.”

Proverbs 11:25 – The Generous Prosper

“A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”

Philippians 2:3-4 – Consider Others Better Than Yourselves

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”

2 Corinthians 9:12 – Your Service Provides for Others

“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.”

Romans 15:1 – Bear with the Weak

“We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.”

1 Corinthians 9:19 – Become All Things to All People

“Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – Serve with the Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.”

Matthew 25:40 – Whatever You Did for the Least of These

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'”

John 13:12-15 – Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet

“When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. ‘Do you understand what I have done for you?’ he asked them. ‘You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.'”

Romans 12:1 – Offer Your Bodies as a Living Sacrifice

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.”

Galatians 6:2 – Carry Each Other’s Burdens

“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way, you will fulfill the law of Christ.”

2 Corinthians 4:5 – Serve Others with Jesus as Lord

“For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.”

Mark 9:35 – The Last Will Be First

“Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, ‘Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.'”

Philippians 2:5-7 – Your Attitude Should Be Like Christ’s

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.”

Hebrews 13:16 – Don’t Forget to Do Good and Share

“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”

1 Thessalonians 1:3 – Work Produced by Faith, Labor Prompted by Love

“We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Peter 5:2 – Serve as Shepherds Who Care for the Flock

“Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve.”

Luke 22:26 – The Greatest Among You Should Be Like the Youngest

“But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.”

1 Timothy 4:6 – Be a Good Servant of Christ Jesus

“If you point these things out to the brothers and sisters, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished on the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.”

Colossians 3:17 – Do Everything in the Name of Jesus

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”

Philippians 2:14-15 – Do Everything Without Grumbling or Arguing

“Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, ‘children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.’ Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky.”

1 Peter 5:5 – Clothe Yourselves with Humility

“In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.'”

James 1:27 – Look After Orphans and Widows in Their Distress

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”

Romans 14:19 – Make Every Effort to Do What Leads to Peace

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”

Matthew 23:11 – The Greatest Among You Will Be Your Servant

“The greatest among you will be your servant.”

1 Peter 4:11 – Serve with the Strength God Provides

“If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.”

John 12:26 – Serve Jesus by Following Him

“Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.”

Matthew 6:24 – Serve God, Not Wealth

“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

1 Peter 2:16 – Live as God’s Servants

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.”

Hebrews 9:14 – Serve the Living God

“How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death so that we may serve the living God!”

Joshua 24:15 – As for Me and My Household, We Will Serve the Lord

“But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”

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