1 Corinthians 10:33; 1 Corinthians 13:5; Philippians 2:21; 1 Corinthians 9:23; 2 Corinthians 12:14; Romans 15:1

33 just as xI try to please everyone in everything I do, ynot seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved.

or rude. It idoes not insist on its own way; it jis not irritable or resentful;1

21 For they all yseek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

23 I do it all for the sake of the gospel, rthat I may share with them in its blessings.

14 Here vfor the third time I am ready to come to you. And I will not be a burden, for wI seek not what is yours but you. For xchildren are not obligated to save up for their parents, but yparents for their children.

The Example of Christ

15 sWe who are strong thave an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.