In Matthew 13, Jesus began a series of parables by saying: “Behold, a sower went forth to sow.” He then later explained that the seed that was sown is “the word of the kingdom [of heaven].” (Matt 13:3, 18). We still believe that there are more seeds to be sown all around the world, but also in our own communities.
Colporteur Ministry p. 26.1 “Since canvassing for our literature is a missionary work, it should be conducted from a missionary standpoint. Those selected as canvassers should be men and women who feel the burden of service, whose object is not to get gain, but to give light to the people. All our service is to be done to the glory of God, to give the light of truth to those who are in darkness. Selfish principles, love of gain, dignity, or position, should not be once named among us.--Testimonies, vol. 6, p. 317. (1900). A couple days before the above quote was shared during a leaders’ meeting
Acts 20:35, “Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give, than to receive”
Proverbs 22:6 to be fulfilled in (The Bible Story), train up children in the way they should go, and when they grow old they will not depart from it
Matthew 24:35 says, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”
3 John 2, Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be of good health, just as your soul has prospered.
1 Peter 4:10, As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:
Acts 20:35, In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
1 Peter 4:10-11, As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Galatians 5:13-14, For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
John 13:12-14, When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.
Mark 10:44-45, And whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Matthew 20:28, Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Philippians 2:1-4, So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...
Mark 9:35, And he sat down and called the twelve. And he said to them, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.”
Proverbs 11:25, Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.
Matthew 23:11, The greatest among you shall be your servant.