So the twelve summoned the congregation of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable for us to neglect the word of God in order to serve tables.
Moses’ father-in-law said to him, “The thing that you are doing is not good.
So Moses said to the Lord, “Why have You been so hard on Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You have laid the burden of all this people on me?
“I spoke to you at that time, saying, ‘I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.
So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?”
But Peter and John answered and said to them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;
What, then, is to be done? They will certainly hear that you have come.
For it seems absurd to me in sending a prisoner, not to indicate also the charges against him.”
No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.