Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have shewed you 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.
how I shrank not from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and from teaching you publicly, and from house to house,
Now we, the strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
1 Corinthians 9:12
If others partake of this authority over you, do not we still more? But we used not this right; but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Gospel of Christ.
2 Corinthians 11:9
and, being present with you, and being in want, I was a burden to no one; for the brethren, coming from Macedonia, supplied my lack; and in everything I kept myself from being burdensome to you, and so will keep myself.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there in which ye were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, except that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong!
Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands that which is good, that he may have to impart to him that has need.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to make it your aim to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we charged you;
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be long-suffering toward all.
Wherefore, lift up the relaxed hands and the feeble knees,
Remember the prisoners, as bound with them; those ill-treated, as being yourselves also in the body.
Heal the sick; raise the dead; cleanse the lepers; cast oat demons; freely ye received, freely give.
"Then will the King say to those on His right hand, 'Come, ye blessed of My Father! inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world:
And He said to him also who had invited him, "When you make a dinner or a supper, call not your friends, nor your brethren, nor your kindred, nor your rich neighbors; lest they also invite you in return, and a recompense be made you;
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But I say this: He that sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he that sows bountifully shall also reap bountifully.
Not that I am seeking for the gift; but I seek for the fruit that abounds to your account.
But, of well-doing, and contributing, be not forgetful; for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus;