Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then you will be able to approve of [only] what is best and be sincere and without just blame on the day of Christ's [return],
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we [apostles] are not like so many people, who "peddle" God's message merely for profit [or, "who corrupt God's message"], but in Christ's [service] we proclaim the message from God with sincerity, [realizing we are] in the presence of God.
2 Corinthians 4:1
So, having obtained this ministry through [God's] mercy, we do not become discouraged.