|Overview - 2 Corinthians 8|
|1||He stirs them up to a liberal contribution for the poor saints at Jerusalem, by the example of the Macedonians;|
|7||by commendation of their former forwardness;|
|9||by the example of Christ;|
|14||and by the spiritual profit that shall redound to themselves thereby;|
|16||commending to them the integrity and willingness of Titus, and those other brethren, who upon his request, exhortation, and commendation, were purposely come to them for this business.|
2 Corinthians 8:8 (King James Version)
I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.