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
On the contrary, as a servant of God I try in every way to commend myself to them, through my great endurance in troubles, difficulties, hardships,
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the rendering of this service does more than supply the wants of God's people; it results in a wealth of thanksgiving to God.
But I feel that I must send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow-laborer, and fellow-soldier, whom you sent to look after my needs.
Not that I have anything to complain of, for I have learned how to be contented with the condition I am in.
They were stoned to death, they were tortured to death, they were sawed in two, they were killed with the sword. Clothed in the skins of sheep or goats, they were driven from place to place, destitute, persecuted, misused??38 men of whom the world was not worthy wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and holes in the ground.
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!
and as they practiced the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together, for they were tent-makers.
I have never coveted anyone's gold or silver or clothes.
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.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
I did not eat anybody's bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor I worked night and day, in order not to be a burden to any of you.
2 Corinthians 8:1
I must tell you, brothers, how the favor of God has been shown in the churches of Macedonia,
I was very glad, as a Christian, to have your interest in me revive again after so long; for you have always been interested, but you have had no opportunity to show it.
2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other churches, letting them pay me so that I could work for you!
2 Corinthians 12:14
Here it is the third time that I have been ready to come to see you, and I do not intend to be a burden to you now; for it is not your money but yourselves that I want; for children are not expected to lay up money for their parents, but parents for their children.
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.