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bible verses about teamwork

Unity and Teamwork:

  • Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 – “Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”
  • Psalm 133:1 – “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”

Working Together for a Common Purpose:

  • 1 Corinthians 3:9 – “For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building.”
  • Philippians 1:27 – “Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel.”

Teamwork in the Body of Christ:

  • 1 Corinthians 12:14 – “Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many.”
  • Romans 12:4-5 – “For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ, we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Supporting and Encouraging One Another:

  • 1 Thessalonians 5:11 – “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”
  • Hebrews 10:24-25 – “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Teamwork in Ministry:

  • Ephesians 4:11-12 – “So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors, and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.”
  • 1 Corinthians 3:6 – “I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.”

Working Together in Love:

  • Colossians 3:14 – “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”
  • 1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

Teamwork in Sharing the Gospel:

  • Mark 16:15 – “He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.'”
  • Romans 10:14 – “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?”

Teamwork in Prayer:

  • Matthew 18:19-20 – “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”
  • Acts 12:5 – “So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.”

Supporting Leadership and Authority:

  • Hebrews 13:17 – “Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.”
  • 1 Timothy 5:17 – “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.”

Teamwork in Ministry Endeavors:

  • Romans 15:5-6 – “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
  • Acts 6:3 – “Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them.”

Teamwork in Building God’s Kingdom:

  • 1 Corinthians 3:9 – “For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building.”
  • 1 Corinthians 15:58 – “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”