191and not only this, but he has also been 2appointed by the churches to travel with us in 3thisgraciouswork, which is being administered by us for the glory of the LordHimself, and to show our 4readiness,
20atakingprecaution so that noone will discredit us in our administration of thisgenerousgift ;
for we 5haveregard for what is honorable, not only in 6the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
We have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentested and founddiligent in manythings, but nowevenmorediligent because of his greatconfidence in you.
As for 7Titus, he is my 8partner and fellowworkerbamong you; as for our 9brethren, they are c10messengers of the churches, 11a glory to Christ.
24Thereforedopenlybefore the churches, eshow them the proof of your love and of our 12reason for boastingabout you.