20 Let each one remain in the same calling in which he was called.

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Live as You Are Called

17 But as God has distributed to each one, as the Lord has called each one, so let him walk. And (A)so I [a]ordain in all the churches.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:17 direct

12 Now those who are such we command and [a]exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ (A)that they work in quietness and eat their own bread.

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  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:12 encourage

11 that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, (A)to mind your own business, and (B)to work with your own hands, as we commanded you,

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21 Were you called while a slave? Do not be concerned about it; but if you can be made free, rather use it. 22 For he who is called in the Lord while a slave is (A)the Lord’s freedman. Likewise he who is called while free is (B)Christ’s slave. 23 (C)You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men. 24 Brethren, let each one remain with (D)God in that state in which he was called.

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Like a bird that wanders from its nest
Is a man who wanders from his place.

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10 So the people asked him, saying, (A)“What shall we do then?”

11 He answered and said to them, (B)“He who has two tunics, let him give to him who has none; and he who has food, (C)let him do likewise.”

12 Then (D)tax collectors also came to be baptized, and said to him, “Teacher, what shall we do?”

13 And he said to them, (E)“Collect no more than what is appointed for you.”

14 Likewise the soldiers asked him, saying, “And what shall we do?”

So he said to them, “Do not [a]intimidate anyone (F)or accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 3:14 Lit. shake down for money

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