Matthew 10:10
Don't take a traveling bag for the road, or an extra shirt, sandals, or a walking stick, for the worker is worthy of his food.
1 Corinthians 9:4-14
Don't we have the right to eat and drink?
Don't we have the right to be accompanied by a Christian wife, like the other apostles, the Lord's brothers, and Cephas?
Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working?
Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat its fruit? Or who shepherds a flock and does not drink the milk from the flock?
Am I saying this from a human perspective? Doesn't the law also say the same thing?
For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?
Or isn't He really saying it for us? Yes, this is written for us, because he who plows ought to plow in hope, and he who threshes should do so in hope of sharing the crop.
If we have sown spiritual things for you, is it too much if we reap material things from you?
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.
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?
In the same way, the Lord has commanded that those who preach the gospel should earn their living by the gospel.
Galatians 6:6
The one who is taught the message must share his goods with the teacher.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
and we didn't seek glory from people, either from you or from others.
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2 Thessalonians 3:7
For you yourselves know how you must imitate us: we were not irresponsible among you;
John 13:15
For I have given you an example that you also should do just as I have done for you.
1 Peter 2:21
For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.