The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
TH1 2:6 Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others,
when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
TH1 2:7 But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her
TH1 2:8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to
have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own
souls, because ye were dear unto us.
TH1 2:9 For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for
labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of
you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
TH1 2:10 Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and
King James Bible