Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

The servant

Bible References

Do i now

Acts 4:19
But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you rather than unto God, judge ye:
Acts 5:29
But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men.
2 Corinthians 5:9
Wherefore also we make it our aim, whether at home or absent, to be well-pleasing unto him.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but even as we have been approved of God to be intrusted with the gospel, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God who proveth our hearts.

Do i seek

2 Corinthians 12:19
Ye think all this time that we are excusing ourselves unto you. In the sight of God speak we in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but even as we have been approved of God to be intrusted with the gospel, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God who proveth our hearts.

For if

Matthew 22:16
And they send to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, and carest not for any one: for thou regardest not the person of men.
Romans 15:1
Now we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
1 Corinthians 10:33
even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved.
Ephesians 6:6
not in the way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
Colossians 3:22
Servants, obey in all things them that are your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord:
James 4:4
Ye adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore would be a friend of the world maketh himself an enemy of God.

The servant

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,