Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

If i

2 Corinthians 8:12
for what a man gives with a ready mind, according to his abilities, is well received; but not when he goes beyond his circumstances.
Philemon 1:14
but I would not do any thing without your consent; that your benefaction might not appear any ways forc'd, but perfectly voluntary.
1 Peter 5:2
to exhort you to feed the flock of God, which is among you: to take care of it, voluntarily, without reluctance, not from any view to sordid gain, but out of real affection;

Have

1 Corinthians 3:8
he that planteth, and he that watereth, have the same design: and each shall receive his proper reward, in proportion to his own labour.
Matthew 10:41
he that receives a prophet in quality of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receives a just man, as such, shall receive the reward of the just.

Dispensation

1 Corinthians 9:16
for in barely preaching the gospel, I have nothing to glory in: because I am under an obligation to do it; yea, wo is unto me if I preach not the gospel.
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries.
Matthew 24:25
remember, I have forewarn'd you.
Luke 12:42
Jesus answered, if there be a faithful prudent steward, appointed by his master to give his domesticks their stated allowance; happy is such a servant,
Galatians 2:7
on the contrary, when they perceived that I had the province of preaching the gospel to the Gentiles, as Peter had that of preaching it to the Jews,
Ephesians 3:2
if so be you have heard of the charge, which God has graciously dispens'd to me for you Gentiles;
Philippians 1:17
the others act from affection, as knowing that I suffer for having defended the gospel.
Colossians 1:25
of which I have been established a minister, according to the charge which God has given me to preach his gospel faithfully among you. ---
1 Thessalonians 2:4
we preach the gospel just as God thought fit to intrust it with us, not being studious to please men, but God, who approves our sincerity.
1 Timothy 1:11
with the salutary doctrine of the gospel of immortality, which the blessed God committed to my trust.

General references

Luke 17:10
so when you have done all that you were commanded to do, say, we are unprofitable servants; we have only done what was our duty to do.