This they did, sending their gifts to the elders with Barnabas and Saul.
Cross ReferencesActs 4:36
Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (meaning Son of Encouragement),
About that time, King Herod reached out to inflict harm on some who belonged to the church.
When Barnabas and Saul had fulfilled their mission to Jerusalem, they returned, bringing with them John, also called Mark.
Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church, praying and fasting as they entrusted them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.
So Paul and Barnabas engaged these men in sharp debate. The two of them were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about this question.
On their arrival in Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church and apostles and elders, to whom they reported all that God had done through them.
So the apostles and elders met to look into this matter.
As they went from town to town, they delivered the decisions handed down by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem for the people to obey.
From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
The next day, Paul went in with us to see James, and all the elders were present.
1 Timothy 4:14
Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given you through the prophecy spoken over you at the laying on of the hands of the elders.
1 Timothy 5:17
Elders who lead effectively are worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
1 Timothy 5:19
Do not entertain an accusation against an elder, except on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
The reason I left you in Crete was that you would set in order what was unfinished and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you.
Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.
1 Peter 5:1
As a fellow elder, a witness of Christ's sufferings, and a partaker of the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you:
2 John 1:1
The elder, To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth--and not I alone, but also all who know the truth--
3 John 1:1
The elder, To the beloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth:
Chapter Outline1. Peter, being accused for preaching to the Gentiles,
5. makes his defense;
18. which is accepted.
19. The gospel being spread in Phoenicia, and Cyprus, and Antioch,
22. Barnabas is sent to confirm them.
26. The disciples are first called Christians at Antioch.
27. They send relief to the brothers in Judea in time of famine.
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