2 Corinthians 6:3-13 NIV

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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7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;

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8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors;

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9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed;

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10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.

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11 We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians, and opened wide our hearts to you.

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12 We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us.
13 As a fair exchange—I speak as to my children—open wide your hearts also.

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