Learning Torah and Being Supported by Others (Part 1)

Avot 3:5

The Rambam says that one who supports himself with Torah loses his share in the World to Come. Yet in another place the Rambam writes that one who dedicate his life to learning and is supported by others is considered holy of holies! How do we reconcile this seeming contradiction?

Answers based on Rav Chaim Volozhin and the Meiri.

Delivered at the OU Israel Center, December 10th, 2018, 2 Tevet 5779