The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.
They provided a place for Paul to stay and someone to work with, they accompanied him in his travels, and they had an effective teaching ministry of their own. "Whether things present, or things to come." I not only can possess shoes—things present—, I can also buy a new pair—things to come.
Next, the following statement is in the Bible: (I -22) "Therefore let no man glory in men. There are some special rules applicable to marriage which don't apply to shoes. Then there are places I seem to disagree with some, or they with me.
This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John.