Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
Paul discovered that the more you do for others, the more they expect.
Wednesday, November 22, 2000
Pres/act/part of klaio = to weep, weeping as an indication of compassion, grief or sorrow or an attitude of mercy for certain individuals Paul loved dearly.
PRO 17:17 “A true friend loves at all times and as a brother is born for adversity.”
They are the type of friends who make prosperity marvelous because they share in your joy and lighten adversity by dividing and sharing it with you.
Turn to ROM 9:1
The more you do for others, the more they expect you to do and the greater chance you have of being rejected by them.
First mention principle – God doing all that He could for Satan but Satan rejecting that which God had done for him; EZE 28:11-18.
The Lord doing all He could for Adam and the woman but they rejected that which He did for them, GEN 3:6-19.
ISA 5:4 What more was there to do for My vineyard that I have not done in it?
ROM 8:32 He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
2CO 12:15 And I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls. If I love you the more, am I to be loved the less?
GAL 4:15 For I bear you witness, that if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.
2TI 4:16 At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
ACT 20:29-30, “I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;
and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.”
LUK 14:26 “If anyone comes to Me, and does not love me more than his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.”
PSA 41:9 Even my close friend, in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.
A true friend is the one who knows all about you and still likes you.
PRO 19:6 Many will entreat the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
1PE 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; it does have an application,
Turn to Acts 6:1
Turn to 1 Tim 3:1-2