Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.
2 Corinthians 11:20
For you tolerate it if anyone
enslaves you, anyone devours you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.
1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have
used none of these things. And I am not writing these things so that it will be done so in my case; for it would be better for me to die than have any man make my boast an empty one.
Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of
three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.
2 Corinthians 11:7
did I commit a sin in humbling myself so that you might be exalted, because I preached the gospel of God to you without charge?
2 Corinthians 12:13
For in what respect were you treated as inferior to the rest of the churches, except that
I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong!
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor did we
seek glory from men, either from you or from others, even though as apostles of Christ we might have asserted our authority.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
nor did we
eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;
1 Corinthians 4:11
To this present hour we are both
hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless;
1 Corinthians 6:7
Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another.
Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?
He said to them, “Do not delay me, since
the Lord has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”
All of them
conspired together to come and fight against Jerusalem and to cause a disturbance in it.
Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you yourselves did not enter, and you hindered those who were entering.”
For this reason
I have often been prevented from coming to you;
2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I am doing I will continue to do,
so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting.
“Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to live in; and you shall give to the Levites pasture lands around the cities.
I have coveted no one’s silver or gold or clothes.
2 Corinthians 6:3
giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,
The one who is taught the word is to share all good things with the one who teaches him.