For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more.
“If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
And he who is wise wins souls.
It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,
If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.
I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.
if somehow I might move to jealousy my fellow countrymen and save some of them.
Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.
For how do you know, O wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife?
To the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might win Jews; to those who are under the Law, as under the Law though not being myself under the Law, so that I might win those who are under the Law;
just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that they may be saved.
It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.
My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,