Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.
Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying,
And if I say, I will not keep him in mind, I will not say another word in his name; then it is in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am tired of keeping myself in, I am not able to do it.
And the wind, lifting me up, took me away: and I went in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of the Lord was strong on me.
So you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the children of Israel; and you are to give ear to the word of my mouth and give them news from me of their danger.
Then Amos in answer said to Amaziah, I am no prophet, or one of the sons of the prophets; I am a herdman and one who takes care of sycamore-trees:
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;
Do not all be teachers, my brothers, because we teachers will be judged more hardly than others.
And how I kept back nothing which might be of profit to you, teaching you publicly and privately,
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our glory is in this, in the knowledge which we have that our way of life in the world, and most of all in relation to you, has been holy and true in the eyes of God; not in the wisdom of the flesh, but in the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not like the great number who make use of the word of God for profit: but our words are true, as from God, being said as before God in Christ.