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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 7742 missionaries, support for
7742 missionaries, support for

7742 missionaries, support for

Though facing hardships, missionaries receive strength from God to enable them to carry out their task. They are entitled, too, to receive support, encouragement and financial assistance from other believers.

Missionaries face hardships

Physical and emotional stress Mt 10:17-23 pp Mk 13:11-13 pp Lk 21:12-19 2Co 7:5 See also Ro 8:35-36; 2Co 4:11-13; 2Co 6:3-5,8-10; 2Co 11:23-29; Php 4:12

Opposition to the message 1Co 16:9 See also Ac 4:17-18; Ac 6:9; Ac 13:6-8; 1Th 2:2

Missionaries strengthened by God

The Holy Spirit gives power to witness Jn 20:21-22 See also Lk 24:49; Ac 1:8; Ro 15:18-19; 1Co 2:4-5

Jesus Christ promises his presence Mt 28:20 See also Mk 16:20; Ac 18:10

Missionaries supported by the church

Missionaries supported by the sending church Ac 14:26 See also Ac 13:3; Ac 15:40

Missionaries supported by believers Ac 18:27 See also Ro 15:24; 2Co 8:23-24; Tit 3:13

Missionary work supported by church leaders Ac 8:14 See also Ac 11:22-23; Ac 15:30-32; Gal 2:7-9

Missionaries given financial support Php 4:14-18 See also Php 2:25; 1Co 9:11-14; 1Co 16:5-6; Gal 6:6; 1Th 2:6-8

Missionaries supported in prayer Col 4:3 See also Eph 6:19-20; Php 1:19; 1Th 5:25; 2Th 3:1

Missionaries encouraged by visits and news Ac 28:15 See also Php 2:19; 2Ti 4:9-11; Tit 3:12; Phm 12-13

See also

3030Holy Spirit, power
5955strength, divine
7924fellowship in service
8611prayer for others
8787opposition to God

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