Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother who walks in rebellion, and not after the tradition which they received from us. For you know how you ought to imitate us. For we didn’t behave ourselves rebelliously among you, neither did we eat bread from anyone’s hand without paying for it, but in labor and travail worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you; not because we don’t have the right, but to make ourselves an example to you, that you should imitate us. 2nd Thessalonians 3:6-9
The requirements for eternal life are based not on what you can do but on what Jesus Christ has done. The Complete Bible Answerbook Kindle edition Location 425
Preaching is not the performance of an hour. It is the outflow of a life. Bounds, E. M.. Complete Works of E. M. Bounds on Prayer (with Active Table of Contents) [Annotated] (Kindle Locations 156-157). Niche Edition. Kindle Edition.
We glorify God when we are devoted to his service; our head studies for him, our tongue pleads for him, and our hands relieve his members. Watson, Thomas. The Essential Works Of Thomas Watson (Kindle Locations 282-283). GLH Publishing. Kindle Edition.