Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
So what is to be done?
They will certainly hear that you’ve come.
But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide;
For it seems unreasonable to me to send a prisoner and not to indicate the charges against him.”
“What you’re doing is not good,” Moses’ father-in-law said to him.
So Moses asked the Lord, “Why have You brought such trouble on Your servant? Why are You angry with me, and why do You burden me with all these people?
“I said to you at that time: I can’t bear the responsibility for you on my own.
So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?”
2 Timothy 2:4
No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in the concerns of civilian life; he seeks to please the recruiter.
Then the apostles and the elders assembled to consider this matter.