NIV 1 Corinthians 9:9
9. For it is written in the Law of Moses: "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." Is it about oxen that God is concerned?
NIV Luke 10:7
7. Stay in that house, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Do not move around from house to house.
posted on 01/31/2003 6:22:16 PM PST
(I trust in Jesus.... THOUSANDS OF EXISTING MANUSCRIPTS speak of Him!)
No, the principle is that those who labor should be compensated for their labor. To assert that is better to not have paid leaders is to go against the clear teaching of Scripture.
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