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2 Corinthians 8:24

Oct 18, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 8, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 18 October 2015

Therefore show to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love and of our boasting on your behalf. 2 Corinthians 8:24

Paul finishes this chapter with his appeal to the Corinthians to put their words into action. He begins with “therefore.” This actually covers the entire discourse on the matter to this point as he weaves together his words for them to consider.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 8:23

Oct 17, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 8, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 17 October 2015

If anyone inquires about Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker concerning you. Or if our brethren are inquired about, they are messengers of the churches, the glory of Christ. 2 Corinthians 8:23

The words “anyone inquires” are inserted by the translators and they may or may not convey the proper sense of what is being intended.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 8:22

Oct 16, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 8, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 16 October 2015

And we have sent with them our brother whom we have often proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, because of the great confidence which we have in you. 2 Corinthians 8:22

Again we have an unnamed brother who is being sent along with Titus and the other unnamed brother of verse 18.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 8:21

Oct 15, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 8, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 15 October 2015

…providing honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
2 Corinthians 8:21

Paul’s words here are also reflected in Romans 12:17 –

“Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men.”

Together, they find their source in the Greek translation of Proverbs 3:4 –

And so find favor and high esteem
In the sight of God and man.”

Paul knew his own conscience, and he was fully aware that God knew it as well.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 8:20

Oct 14, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 8, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

…avoiding this: that anyone should blame us in this lavish gift which is administered by us—
2 Corinthians 8:20

This verse explains why the person is going along with Titus “who was also chosen by the churches to travel with us with this gift.” It was Paul’s explicit intent to avoid any hint of impropriety in the giving of this gift.… Read the rest

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