2 Corinthians 8:1-6 NLT

1 Now I want to tell you, dear brothers and sisters, a what God in his kindness has done for the churches in Macedonia.

References for 2 Corinthians 8:1

    • v 8:1 - Greek <I>brothers.</I>
      2 Though they have been going through much trouble and hard times, their wonderful joy and deep poverty have overflowed in rich generosity.
      3 For I can testify that they gave not only what they could afford but far more. And they did it of their own free will.
      4 They begged us again and again for the gracious privilege of sharing in the gift for the Christians in Jerusalem.
      5 Best of all, they went beyond our highest hopes, for their first action was to dedicate themselves to the Lord and to us for whatever directions God might give them.
      6 So we have urged Titus, who encouraged your giving in the first place, to return to you and encourage you to complete your share in this ministry of giving.