Then he said unto him, Did not my heart go with thee when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money and to receive garments and oliveyards and vineyards and sheep and oxen and menslaves and maidslaves?
But he said, As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it, but he refused.
that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet; I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,
Then one of his slaves said, None, my lord, O king, but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber.
But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that swears by him shall be praised; for the mouth of those that speak lies shall be stopped.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but the workers of the truth are his delight.
For all things there is a season, and every will under the heaven has its time determined.
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons; freely ye have received, freely give.
Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Behold, the feet of those who have buried thy husband are at the door and shall carry thee out.
I have showed you in all things how that so labouring, ye ought to support the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, him that has so done this deed.
If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap material things from you?
I deprived the other congregations , taking wages of them, to do you service.
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.
neither did we eat any man's bread for nought, but working with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you,