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In this daily Bible reading is the account of Paul explaining why he did not seek compensation for preaching the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.  Paul told them that he had a right to be compensated for his preaching, as were other preachers.  Paul said it was customary for those who proclaimed the Gospel to make a living from preaching.  However, Paul was looking beyond worldly compensation toward his Heavenly compensation or reward.  

Paul was a tentmaker, and he made his living that way.  Paul did not want to view his preaching as a job.    He wanted it to be something he did voluntarily out of his desire to serve God.  I believe that God rewarded Paul’s attitude with adequate compensation as a tentmaker. 

The Bible says, “Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and the rest will be given you as well.”  It seems that Paul was relying on this Truth.