Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
I do not accept any honor from men,
Whoever speaks simply for himself is looking for honor for himself, but whoever looks for honor for the person who has sent him shows his sincerity; there is no dishonesty about him.
for they cared more for the approval of men than for the approval of God.
Is that appealing to men's weaknesses, or to God? Is that trying to suit men? If I were still doing that, I would be no slave of Christ.
Let us not in our vanity challenge one another or envy one another.
Why, even those who let themselves be circumcised do not observe the Law themselves! But they want you to let yourselves be circumcised so that they can boast of that physical fact about you!
1 Timothy 5:17
Elders who do their duties well should be considered as deserving twice as much as they get, particularly those who work at preaching and teaching.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
You remember, brothers, how we toiled and labored. We worked night and day, when we preached the good news to you, in order not to be a burden to any of you.
1 Corinthians 9:4
Have we not a right to our food and drink?
2 Corinthians 10:1
I appeal to you personally, by the gentleness and forbearance of Christ??he Paul who is so humble when face to face with you, but so bold in dealing with you when he is far away!
2 Corinthians 13:10
That is why I write this while I am away from you, so that when I come, I may not have to be harsh in my use of the authority the Lord has given me, for it was to build you up, not to pull you down.
So although as a Christian I feel quite free to order you to do what ought to be done,
1 Corinthians 11:9
and man was not created for woman, but woman was for man.
1 Corinthians 12:13
For we have all??ews or Greeks, slaves or free men??een baptized in one spirit to form one body, and we have all been saturated with one Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
for now I can really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not the product of my work in the Lord's service?