Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Jehovah searches all hearts, and discerns all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cut thee off for ever.
1 Chronicles 29:5
gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work by the hands of artificers. And who is willing to offer to Jehovah this day?
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? And I said, Here am I; send me.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness be there, a man is accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.
but I have wished to do nothing without thy mind, that thy good might not be as of necessity but of willingness:
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;
1 Corinthians 3:8
But the planter and the waterer are one; but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.
He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous man's reward.
And he said, Ah Lord! send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.
And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: but it was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones; and I became wearied with holding in, and I could not.
And the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away; and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of Jehovah was strong upon me.
But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah; and he went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish, from the presence of Jehovah.
And it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.
Who is there among you that would even shut the doors? and ye would not kindle fire on mine altar for nothing. I have no delight in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an oblation at your hand.
1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I announce the glad tidings, I have nothing to boast of; for a necessity is laid upon me; for it is woe to me if I should not announce the glad tidings.
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so account of us as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
Behold, I have told you beforehand.
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and prudent steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give the measure of corn in season?
but, on the contrary, seeing that the glad tidings of the uncircumcision were confided to me, even as to Peter that of the circumcision,
(if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,
but those out of contention, announce the Christ, not purely, supposing to arouse tribulation for my bonds.
of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given me towards you to complete the word of God,
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but even as we have been approved of God to have the glad tidings entrusted to us, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, who proves our hearts.
1 Timothy 1:11
according to the glad tidings of the glory of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.
Thus ye also, when ye shall have done all things that have been ordered you, say, We are unprofitable bondmen; we have done what it was our duty to do.