2 Corinthians 3:7-9; 2 Corinthians 4:1; 2 Corinthians 5:18; 2 Corinthians 6:3; 2 Corinthians 8:4; 2 Corinthians 9:1; 2 Corinthians 9:12-13; 2 Corinthians 11:8
But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,
how will the ministry of the Spirit fail to be even more with glory?
For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness abound in glory.
Therefore , since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart,
Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation,
giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,
begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,
For it is superfluous for me to write to you about this ministry to the saints;
For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.
Because of the proof given by this ministry, they will glorify God for your obedience to your confession of the gospel of Christ and for the liberality of your contribution to them and to all,
I robbed other churches by taking wages from them to serve you;