Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things I desire that thou affirm confidently, to the end that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men:
Maintain good works
and because he was of the same trade, he abode with them, and they wrought, for by their trade they were tentmakers.
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring ye ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For ye remember, brethren, our labor and travail: working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
neither did we eat bread for nought at any man's hand, but in labor and travail, working night and day, that we might not burden any of you: