praising God, and having favor for all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved.
giving preference to one another in honor.
“For, being free of all, I enslave myself to all, that I should be gaining the more. And I became to the Jews as a Jew, that I should be gaining the Jews; to those under law as under law (not being myself under law) that I should be gaining those under law; to those without law as without law (not being without God's law, but legally Christ's), that I should be gaining those without law. I became as weak to the weak, that I should be gaining the weak. To all have I become all, that I should undoubtedly be saving some. Now everything I do is because of the evangel, that I might become a joint participant in it.”
I Corinthians 9:19-23
“As we have occasion, we are working for the good of all, yet especially toward the family of faith.”
“Let your forbearing spirit be known to all men.”
“Now a servant of the Lord must not be quarrelsome, but kind/gentle to all.”
II Timothy 2:24