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 don't mean to prescribe to you, but that the zeal of others may show you are as sincerely well-affected.
1 Thessalonians 1:7
so that you became examples to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

I boast

2 Corinthians 8:24
wherefore show how much you love them, and how well you deserve the character I gave you, before all the churches.

That

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the divine appointment, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God, which is at Corinth, with all the christians throughout Achaia: favour,
2 Corinthians 8:10
in this I only advise you: it being for your credit, since you have not only begun to execute it, but you were the first that form'd the design a year ago.
1 Corinthians 16:15
You know brethren, that the family of Stephanas were the first converts of Achaia, and have made it their business to be serviceable to christian converts: to such,

Provoked

2 Corinthians 8:8
I don't mean to prescribe to you, but that the zeal of others may show you are as sincerely well-affected.
Hebrews 10:24
and let us animate one another to the mutual returns of love, and kind offices: not abandoning our assemblies,

General references

2 Corinthians 8:24
wherefore show how much you love them, and how well you deserve the character I gave you, before all the churches.