1 Thessalonians 5:12-13
We ask you, brothers, m to respect those who labor among you and n are over you in the Lord and admonish you,
and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. o Be at peace among yourselves.
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1 Corinthians 16:18
For they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Give recognition to such men.
So receive him in the Lord with all joy, and honor such men.
1 Corinthians 16:16
Be subject to such as these, and to every fellow worker and laborer.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.