2 Corinthians 3:1-6 NAS

Ministers of a New Covenant

1 Are we beginning to 1commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, 2letters of commendation to you or from you?

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2 3You are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read by all men;

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3 being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, a4cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of 5the living God, not on 6tablets of stone but on 7tablets of b8human hearts.

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    • r 3:3 - Lit "served"
    • s 3:3 - Lit "hearts of flesh"
      4 Such 9confidence we have through Christ toward God.

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      5 Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but 10our adequacy is from God,

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      6 who also made us adequate as 11servants of a 12new covenant, not of 13the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but 14the Spirit gives life.

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