Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible






I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.


But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in the love from us that is in you, see that you also abound in this grace. I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.


I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.

Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the churches, and of our boasting on your behalf.


I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.

Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the churches, and of our boasting on your behalf.


Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia; how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality. For according to their power, I testify, yes and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord, read more.
begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints. This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God. So we urged Titus, that as he made a beginning before, so he would also complete in you this grace. But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in the love from us that is in you, see that you also abound in this grace. I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.

It is indeed unnecessary for me to write to you concerning the service to the saints, for I know your readiness, of which I boast on your behalf to them of Macedonia, that Achaia has been prepared for a year past. Your zeal has stirred up very many of them. But I have sent the brothers that our boasting on your behalf may not be in vain in this respect, that, just as I said, you may be prepared, read more.
so that I won't by any means, if there come with me any of Macedonia and find you unprepared, we (to say nothing of you) should be disappointed in this confidence. I thought it necessary therefore to entreat the brothers that they would go before to you, and arrange ahead of time the generous gift that you promised before, that the same might be ready as a matter of generosity, and not of greediness.