2 Corinthians 2:8-17 ESV

8 So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him.
9 For this is why I wrote, that I might 1test you and know 2whether you are obedient in everything.

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10 Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sake in the presence of Christ,
11 so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for 3we are not ignorant of his designs.

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Triumph in Christ

12 When 4I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though 5a door was opened for me in the Lord,

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13 my spirit 6was not at rest because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I took leave of them and went on to Macedonia.

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14 But 7thanks be to God, who in Christ always 8leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads 9the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

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15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among 10those who are being saved and among 11those who are perishing,

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16 12to one a fragrance from death to death, 13to the other a fragrance from life to life. 14Who is sufficienta for these things?

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17 For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.