Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.

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Bible References

The forwardness

2 Corinthians 8:8
I speak not from commandment, but because of the zeal of others, also examining the genuineness of your love.
1 Thessalonians 1:7
in order for you to become examples to all those who believe, in Macedonia and in Achaia.

I boast

2 Corinthians 8:24
Therefore show ye the proof of your love and our boast about you, for them in the face of the congregations.

That

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Timothy the brother, to the congregation of God that is at Corinth, with all the sanctified who are in the whole of Achaia.
2 Corinthians 8:10
And in this I give judgment, for this is expedient for you who earlier began, from a year ago, not only the doing but also the intending.
1 Corinthians 16:15
Now I beseech you, brothers (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruit of Achaia, and that they committed themselves to service for the sanctified),

Provoked

2 Corinthians 8:8
I speak not from commandment, but because of the zeal of others, also examining the genuineness of your love.
Hebrews 10:24
And let us examine each other for provocation of love and good works.

General references

2 Corinthians 8:24
Therefore show ye the proof of your love and our boast about you, for them in the face of the congregations.