Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
and as they practiced the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together, for they were tent-makers.
You know well enough that these hands of mine provided for my needs and my companions.
1 Corinthians 4:12
we have worked with our hands for a living. When people abuse us, we bless them, when they persecute us, we put up with it,
1 Corinthians 9:6
Or is it only Barnabas and I that have no right to give up working for a living?
2 Corinthians 6:5
beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, and hunger,
2 Thessalonians 3:7
For you know yourselves what you must do to follow my example, for I was not idle when I was with you;
1 Timothy 4:10
It is for this that we toil and struggle, for we have fixed our hopes on the living God, the Savior of all men, especially those who believe.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
We never sought praise from men, either from you or anyone else, though as Christ's apostles we might have stood on our dignity.
1 Corinthians 9:7
What soldier ever pays his expenses out of his own pay? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat any of the grapes? Who tends a flock and does not get any of the milk?
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was with you and wanted money, I did not burden any of you, for when the brothers came from Macedonia they supplied what I needed. So I kept myself, as I shall always do, from being a burden to you in any way.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there in which the other churches had the better of you, except in the fact that I would not permit myself to be a burden to you? You must forgive me that wrong!
1 Thessalonians 2:2
We had just been through ill-treatment and insults at Philippi, as you remember, but, in the face of great opposition, we took courage by the help of our God, and told you God's good news.
But my life does not matter, if I can only finish my race and do the service intrusted to me by the Lord Jesus, of declaring the good news of God's favor.
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to declare God's good news,
in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.