Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Notwithstanding ye have well done, that ye did communicate with my affliction.
his lord said to him, well done, thou art an honest faithful servant; thou hast been faithful in a small trust, I will give thee a much larger trust; go in and partake of thy master's diversions.
3 John 1:5
My dear child, whatever you do in behalf of the brethren, and of those who are strangers, is commendable.
I have now receiv'd the whole, and have more than sufficient: I am loaded with the presents you sent by Epaphroditus, which I have receiv'd as grateful incense, as a sacrifice which God accepts and approves.
I should have this opinion of you, being sensible you make the dispensation I am under a common concern, with respect to my confinement, and the defence and confirmation of the gospel.
they have thought fit, I say, and they owed them as much. for if the Gentiles have participated of their spirituals, they are bound on their side to minister to them in their temporals.
1 Corinthians 9:10
or is it said, no doubt, for our sakes? for our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he who plows should plow in hope; and that he who thresheth should expect the advantage.
Let him that is instructed in the word freely communicate his good things to him that teaches him.
1 Timothy 6:18
to be beneficent, to be rich in good works, to be liberal to the common fund,
for you were passionately affected for those who were in bonds, and were pleas'd at the seizing of your goods, knowing that you have what is more excellent and lasting.
but don't forget to be beneficent to the community; for such sacrifice is acceptable to God.