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.
He displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his majestic greatness for a lengthy period of time -- a hundred and eighty days, to be exact!
Haman then recounted to them his fabulous wealth, his many sons, and how the king had magnified him and exalted him over the king's other officials and servants.
It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.
The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"
"I do not accept praise from people,
The person who speaks on his own authority desires to receive honor for himself; the one who desires the honor of the one who sent him is a man of integrity, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
Am I now trying to gain the approval of people, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ!
Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, being jealous of one another.
For those who are circumcised do not obey the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised so that they can boast about your flesh.
1 Timothy 5:17
Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery: By working night and day so as not to impose a burden on any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.
1 Corinthians 9:4
Do we not have the right to financial support?
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --
2 Corinthians 13:10
Because of this I am writing these things while absent, so that when I arrive I may not have to deal harshly with you by using my authority -- the Lord gave it to me for building up, not for tearing down!
So, although I have quite a lot of confidence in Christ and could command you to do what is proper,
1 Corinthians 11:9
Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for man.
1 Corinthians 12:13
For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. Whether Jews or Greeks or slaves or free, we were all made to drink of the one Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
For now we are alive again, if you stand 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 my work in the Lord?