in the diligence not slothful; in the spirit fervent; the Lord serving;
neither present you your members instruments of unrighteousness to the sin, but present yourselves to God as living out of the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God;
For you -- to freedom you were called, brethren, only not the freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through the love serve you one another,
and having sat down he called the twelve, and he said to them, 'If any does will to be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.'
if any one may minister to me, let him follow me, and where I am, there also my ministrant shall be; and if any one may minister to me -- honour him will the Father.
every Writing is God-breathed, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for setting aright , for instruction that is in righteousness,
that the man of God may be fitted -- for every good work having been completed.
so that, my brethren beloved, become you stedfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord at all times, knowing that your labour is not vain in the Lord.
but not so shall it be among you, but whoever may will among you to become great, let him be your ministrant;
and whoever may will among you to be first, let him be your servant;
even as the Son of Man did not come to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.'
'None is able to serve two lords, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will hold to the one, and despise the other; you are not able to serve God and Mammon.
'And his lord said to him, Well done, servant, good and faithful, over a few things you wast faithful, over many things I will set you; enter into the joy of your lord.
if then I did wash your feet -- the Lord and the Teacher -- you also ought to wash one another's feet.
as free, and not having the freedom as the cloak of the evil, but as servants of God;
how much more shall the blood of the Christ (who through the age-during Spirit did offer himself unblemished to God) purify your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
for even the Son of Man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.'