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2 Corinthians 6:1-6 NIV

1 As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.

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2 For he says, “In the time of my favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you.”aI tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.

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Paul’s Hardships

3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.

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4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;
5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger;

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6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love;

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Study tools for 2 Corinthians 6:1-6

  • a 6:2 - Isaiah 49:8
  • b 6:15 - Greek "Beliar" , a variant of "Belial"
  • c 6:16 - Lev. 26:12; Jer. 32:38; Ezek. 37:27
  • d 6:17 - Isaiah 52:11; Ezek. 20:34,41