2 Corinthians 7:1-6 NIV

1 Since we have these promises,1 dear friends,2 let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness3 out of reverence for God.

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Paul's Joy

2 Make room for us in your hearts.4 We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have exploited no one.

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3 I do not say this to condemn you; I have said before that you have such a place in our hearts5 that we would live or die with you.

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4 I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you.6 I am greatly encouraged;7 in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.8

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      5 For when we came into Macedonia,9 this body of ours had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn10--conflicts on the outside, fears within.11

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      6 But God, who comforts the downcast,12 comforted us by the coming of Titus,13

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