Moses and Aaron summoned the assembly in front of the rock, and Moses said to them, “Listen, you rebels! Must we bring water out of this rock for you?”
1 Corinthians 9:18
What then is my reward? To preach the gospel and offer it free of charge and not make full use of my authority in the gospel.
1 Corinthians 7:31
and those who use the world as though they did not make full use of it. For this world in its current form is passing away.
2 Peter 2:10
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
1 Samuel 2:12
Eli’s sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the Lord
1 Corinthians 11:17
Now in giving the following instruction I do not praise you, since you come together not for the better but for the worse.
For some men, who were designated for this judgment long ago, have come in by stealth; they are ungodly, turning the grace of our God into promiscuity and denying Jesus Christ, our only Master and Lord.
And why not say, just as some people slanderously claim we say, “Let us do what is evil so that good may come”? Their condemnation is deserved!
What should we say then? Should we continue in sin so that grace may multiply?
What then? Should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Absolutely not!