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.
2 Corinthians 8:12
If a man is willing to give, the value of his gift is in its proportion to what he has, not to what he has not.
but I do not wish to do anything without your consent, so that your kindness might be voluntary, and not have the appearance of compulsion.
1 Corinthians 3:8
The planter and the waterer are all one, though each of us will be paid for his own work.
Whoever welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will have the same reward as a prophet, and whoever welcomes an upright man because he is upright will have the same reward as an upright man.
1 Corinthians 9:16
As far as preaching the good news is concerned, that is nothing for me to boast of, for I cannot help doing it. For I am ruined if I do not preach.
1 Corinthians 4:1
The right way for a man to think of us is as Christ's servants, and managers authorized to distribute the secret truths of God.
Here I have told you beforehand.
And the Master said, "Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful manager, whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
On the contrary, when they saw that I had been intrusted with the good news for the heathen, just as Peter had been intrusted with it for the Jews??8 for he who actuated Peter to be an apostle to the Jews also actuated me to be one to the heathen??9 and when they recognized the favor God had shown me, James, Cephas, and John, who were regarded as pillars of the church, pledged Barnabas and me their co-operation, with the understanding that we should work among the heathen and they among the Jews.
But the others are preaching the Christ not sincerely but for their own ends, imagining that they are making my imprisonment harder to bear.
In it, by divine appointment, I became a worker, that I might preach among you the message of God in its fulness??26 that secret, hidden from the ages and generations, but now disclosed to those who are consecrated to him,
1 Thessalonians 2:4
God has thought us fit to be intrusted with the good news, and so we tell it, making no effort to please men, but to please God, who tests our hearts.
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.
So you also, when you do all you have been ordered to do, must say, 'We are good-for-nothing slaves! We have done only what we ought to have done!' "