Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as helpers of God, in much perseverance, in afflictions, in necessities, in restrictions,
2 Corinthians 9:12
Because the service of this ministry is not only supplying the needs of the sanctified, but also abounding through many thanksgivings to God
But I considered it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and co-workman and fellow soldier, and your apostle and servant of my need,
Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.
They were stoned, they were sawed apart, they were tempted, they died in murder by sword. They wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, restricted, tormented
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there which ye were inferior to the other congregations? Except that I myself was not burdensome to you? Forgive me this wrong.
But the former governors who were before me charged the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God.
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For ye remember, brothers, our labor and the hardship. For, laboring night and day in order not to burden any of you, we preached to you the good-news of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
nor did we eat bread gratis from any man, but in labor and toil, working night and day in order not to burden any of you.
2 Corinthians 8:1
And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,
But I rejoiced in Lord greatly that now at last ye have revived thinking about me, in which also ye were thinking, but ye lacked opportunity.
2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other congregations, having taken a wage in order for your service.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, a third time I fare readily to come to you, and I will not be burdensome to you, for I seek not the things of you, but you. For the children ought not lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others. While able to bear down as apostles of Christ,