as I also strive to please all in all things, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many; that they may be saved.
Let no one seek his own pleasure, but the good of others.
that I may, if possible, excite to emulation those who are my flesh, and may save some of them.
Let each one of us please his neighbor, to promote what is good, for edification.
For being free from all men, yet I made myself a servant to all, that I might gain the more;
Besides the other troubles, there is that which presseth upon me daily, the anxiety for all the churches.
Have ye been thinking this long time that we are defending ourselves to you? It is before God in Christ that we are speaking; but all things, beloved, for your edification.
For do I now seek the favor of men, or of God? Or am I endeavoring to please men? If I were still pleasing men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
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