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.
What is it therefore? the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear that you are come.
But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge you.
For it seems to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not to specify the crimes laid against him.
And Moses' father-in-law said unto him, The thing that you do is not good.
And Moses said unto the LORD, Why have you afflicted your servant? and why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people upon me?
And I spoke unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:
And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you?
2 Timothy 2:4
No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.
And the apostles and elders came together to consider this matter.