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
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
and because he worked at the same trade, he stayed with them and worked with them (for they were tentmakers by trade).
You yourselves know that these hands of mine provided for my needs and the needs of those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:12
We do hard work, toiling with our own hands. When we are verbally abused, we respond with a blessing, when persecuted, we endure,
1 Corinthians 9:6
Or do only Barnabas and I lack the right not to work?
2 Corinthians 6:5
in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in troubles, in sleepless nights, in hunger,
2 Thessalonians 3:7
For you know yourselves how you must imitate us, because we did not behave without discipline among you,
1 Timothy 4:10
In fact this is why we work hard and struggle, because we have set our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of believers.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor to seek glory from people, either from you or from others,
But the former governors who preceded me had burdened the people and had taken food and wine from them, in addition to forty shekels of silver. Their associates were also domineering over the people. But I did not behave in this way, due to my fear of God.
1 Corinthians 9:7
Who ever serves in the army at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat its fruit? Who tends a flock and does not consume its milk?
2 Corinthians 11:9
When I was with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia fully supplied my needs. I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For how were you treated worse than the other churches, except that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this injustice!
1 Thessalonians 2:2
But although we suffered earlier and were mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the courage in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in spite of much opposition.
But I do not consider my life worth anything to myself, so that I may finish my task and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news of God's grace.
From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. I serve the gospel of God like a priest, so that the Gentiles may become an acceptable offering, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
1 Timothy 1:11
This accords with the glorious gospel of the blessed God that was entrusted to me.
I have observed the burden that God has given to people to keep them occupied.