17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with (A)a stewardship. 18 What then is my reward? That in my preaching (B)I may present the gospel free of charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

19 For (C)though I am free from all, (D)I have made myself a servant to all, that I might (E)win more of them.

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17 If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward;(A) if not voluntarily, I am simply discharging the trust committed to me.(B) 18 What then is my reward? Just this: that in preaching the gospel I may offer it free of charge,(C) and so not make full use of my rights(D) as a preacher of the gospel.

Paul’s Use of His Freedom

19 Though I am free(E) and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone,(F) to win as many as possible.(G)

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