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Don't I have the right to be given food and drink for my work?
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Have not we power to eat and to drink?
1 Corinthians 9:7-14 Who serveth as a soldier, at any time, at his own charges? Who planteth a vineyard and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Who feedeth the flock and eateth not of the milk of the flock? . . .
Matthew 10:10 Nor scrip for your journey, nor two coats, nor shoes, nor a staff; for the workman is worthy of his meat.
Luke 10:7 And in the same house, remain, eating and drinking such things as they have: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Remove not from house to house.
Galatians 6:6 And let him that is instructed in the word communicate to him that instructeth him, in all good things.
1 Thessalonians 2:6 Nor sought we glory of men, neither of you, nor of others.
2 Thessalonians 3:8,9 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing: but in labour and in toil we worked night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you. . . .
1 Timothy 5:17,18 Let the priests that rule well be esteemed worthy of double honour: especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. . . .
ContextThe Rights of an Apostle
…3My defence with them that do examine me is this. 4Have not we power to eat and to drink? 5Have we not power to carry about a woman, a sister as well as the rest of the apostles and the brethren of the Lord and Cephas?…
I have not coveted any man's silver, gold or apparel, as
1 Corinthians 9:3
My defence with them that do examine me is this.
1 Corinthians 9:14
So also the Lord ordained that they who preach the gospel should live by the gospel.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
Nor sought we glory of men, neither of you, nor of others.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you, we preached among you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing: but in labour and in toil we worked night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you.
2 Thessalonians 3:9
Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us.
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