Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.
take then that worthless fellow, turn him out in the dark, there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
they are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable, there is none that doth good, no not one.
who hath given any thing to him, and he will repay it?
1 Corinthians 9:16
for in barely preaching the gospel, I have nothing to glory in: because I am under an obligation to do it; yea, wo is unto me if I preach not the gospel.
1 Corinthians 15:9
for I am the meanest of the apostles, not worthy the name of an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
nay I think them disadvantages when put in competition with the excellency of the knowledge of Jesus Christ my Lord: for whose sake I abandon all these things, and count them as straw, that I may gain Christ,
'tis true he was formerly useless to you, but now he will be useful to us both:
1 Peter 5:5
As for you that are young, be you submissive to those of a more advanc'd age: and do you all of you pay a becoming deference to one another: be cloak'd with humility, for " God opposes the proud, and shows favour to the humble."