But we will … Acts 6:4

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Key Verse

  • But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the wordActs 6:4 KJV


1. We will give ourselves

  • Not only [did they give materially] as we had hoped, but first they gave
    themselves to the Lord
     and to us [as His representatives] by the will
    of God [disregarding their personal interests and giving as much as they
    possibly could]. 2 Corinthians 8:5 AMP

2. Continually

  • 4342 προσκαρτερέω [PROSKARTERE/W] {proskarteréō} \pros-kar-ter-eh’-o\
    from 4314 and 2594; to be earnest towards, i.e. (to a thing) to persevere, be constantly diligent, or (in a place) to attend assiduously all the exercises, or (to a person) to adhere closely to (as a servitor):–attend (give self) continually (upon), continue (in, instant in, with), wait on (continually).
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3. Prayer

  • 4335 προσευχή [PROSEUXH/] {proseuchḗ} \pros-yoo-khay’\
    from 4336; prayer (worship); by implication, an oratory (chapel):–X pray earnestly, prayer.
  • 4336 προσεύχομαι [PROSEU/XOMAI] {proseúchomai} \pros-yoo’-khom-ahee\ from 4314 and 2172; to pray to God, i.e. supplicate, worship:–pray (X earnestly, for), make prayer.

4. Ministry

  • 1248 διακονία [DIAKONI/A] {diakonía} \dee-ak-on-ee’-ah\
    from 1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):–(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).

5. Word

  • 3056 λόγος [LO/GOS] {lógos} \log’-os\
    from 3004; something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ):–account, cause, communication, X concerning, doctrine, fame, X have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, X speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.