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

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Paul’s Joy Over the Church’s Repentance

2 Make room for us in your hearts. 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 hearts that we would live or die with you.

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4 I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.

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      5 For when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn—conflicts on the outside, fears within.

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

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