Their Ministry Commended

1 And 1working together with Him, 2we also urge you not to receive 3the grace of God in vain -

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2 for He says, "4AT THE ACCEPTABLE TIME I LISTENED TO YOU, AND ON THE DAY OF SALVATION I HELPED YOU." Behold, now is "THE ACCEPTABLE TIME," behold, now is "THE DAY OF SALVATION "-

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3 5giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

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4 but in everything 6commending ourselves as 7servants of God, 8in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

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5 in 9beatings, in imprisonments, in 10tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in 11hunger,

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6 in purity, in 12knowledge, in 13patience, in kindness, in the 14Holy Spirit, in 15genuine love,

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7 in 16the word of truth, in 17the power of God; by 18the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,

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8 by glory and 19dishonor, by 20evil report and good report; regarded as 21deceivers and yet 22true;

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9 as unknown yet well-known, as 23dying yet behold, 24we live; as punished yet not put to death,

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    • b 6:9 - Lit "and"
    • c 6:9 - Lit "and"
    • d 6:9 - Or "disciplined"
    • e 6:9 - Lit "and"
      11 30Our mouth has spoken freely to you, O Corinthians, our 31heart is opened wide.

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        • g 6:11 - Lit "is open to you"
          12 You are not restrained by us, but 32you are restrained in your own affections.

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            • h 6:12 - Or "in us"
            • i 6:12 - Lit "inward parts"
              13 Now in a like 33exchange -I speak as to 34children -open wide to us also.

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              14 35Do not be bound together with 36unbelievers; for what 37partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

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              15 Or what 38harmony has Christ with Belial, or what has a 39believer in common with an 40unbeliever?

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                • k 6:15 - Gr "Beliar"
                • l 6:15 - Lit "what part has a believer with an unbeliever"
                  16 Or 41what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are 42the temple of 43the living God; just as God said, "44I WILL 45DWELL IN THEM AND 46WALK AMONG THEM; AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

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                  17 "47Therefore, 48COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

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                  18 "49And I will be a father to you, And you shall be 50sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty.

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