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2 Corinthians 8:1-5

NIV 1 And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. NIV 1 And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. NIV 2 Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. NIV 2 Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. NIV 3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, NIV 3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, NIV 4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints. NIV 4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints. NIV 5 And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God's will. NIV 5 And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God's will.