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I likewise
Micah 2:1
Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans] on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.
Luke 3:13
He told them, "Don't collect any more than what you have been authorized."
Luke 3:14
Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."
1 Corinthians 9:12-18
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If others share this authority over you, don't we even more? However, we have not used this authority; instead we endure everything so that we will not hinder the gospel of Christ.
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Do you not know that those who perform the temple services eat the food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in the offerings of the altar?
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In the same way, the Lord has commanded that those who preach the gospel should earn their living by the gospel.
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But I have used none of these rights, and I have not written this to make it happen that way for me. For it would be better for me to die than for anyone to deprive me of my boast!
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For if I preach the gospel, I have no reason to boast, because an obligation is placed on me. And woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!
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For if I do this willingly, I have a reward; but if unwillingly, I am entrusted with a stewardship.
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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.
I pray you
2 Corinthians 5:11
Knowing, then, the fear of the Lord, we persuade people. We are completely open before God, and I hope we are completely open to your consciences as well.
2 Corinthians 5:20
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ; certain that God is appealing through us, we plead on Christ's behalf, "Be reconciled to God."
2 Corinthians 6:1
Working together with Him, we also appeal to you: "Don't receive God's grace in vain."
Philemon 1:8
For this reason, although I have great boldness in Christ to command you to do what is right,
Philemon 1:9
I appeal, instead, on the basis of love. I, Paul, as an elderly man and now also as a prisoner of Christ Jesus,
leave
Nehemiah 5:7
After seriously considering the matter, I accused the nobles and officials, saying to them, "Each of you is charging his countrymen interest." So I called a large assembly against them
Exodus 22:25-27
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"If you lend money to My people-- to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.
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"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as collateral, return it to him before sunset.
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For it is his only covering; it is the clothing for his body. What will he sleep in? And if he cries out to Me, I will listen because I am compassionate.
Psalm 15:5
who does not lend his money at interest or take a bribe against the innocent-- the one who does these things will never be moved.
Ezekiel 18:8
He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.
Ezekiel 18:13
and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.