God Offers Comfort to All 2 For I know how eager you are to help, and I have been boasting to the churches in Macedonia that you in Greece were ready to send an offering a year ago. 2 Corinthians 8 1 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. New Living Translation; 2 Corinthians 8 2 Corinthians 8. 2 Corinthians 13:14 May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. New Living Translation (NLT). They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. 8 Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. (R) 11 Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness(S) to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich. All rights reserved worldwide. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. A Call to Generous Giving. Read more Share Copy Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich. 2 Corinthians 8 Encouragement to Give Generously. A Call to Generous Giving - Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. View All Endorsements All the churches praise him as a preacher of the Good News. Get an Answer. 1 For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands.. 2 We grow weary in our present bodies, and we long to put on our heavenly bodies like new clothing. 9 You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. But I am testing how genuine your love is by comparing it with the eagerness of the other churches. 12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has,(T) not according to what one does not have. 18 We are also sending another brother with Titus. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. Read the Bible. 5 For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands. 2 Corinthians 8 Genesis. 2 Corinthians 7: 2 Corinthians: 2 Corinthians 9 ... For more information about the NLT, please click here. We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. 2 Corinthians 5-8 New Living Translation (NLT) New Bodies. 8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian(A) churches. we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God’s kindness and then ignore it. Philippians 2:6 [b] 5 They even did more than we had hoped, for their first action was to give themselves to the Lord and to us, just as God wanted them to do. 2 Corinthians 8 2 Corinthians 8. I promised you as a pure bride [] to one husband—Christ. 2 Corinthians 8 Encouragement to Give Generously. Last year you were the first who wanted to give, and you were the first to begin doing it. 2 Corinthians 2 - So I decided that I would not bring you grief with another painful visit. 19 He was appointed by the churches to accompany us as we take the offering to Jerusalem[e]—a service that glorifies the Lord and shows our eagerness to help. Give in proportion to what you have. 17 For Titus not only welcomed our appeal, but he is coming to you with much enthusiasm and on his own initiative. 2 I [] was caught up to the third heaven fourteen years ago. 7 Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us[c]—I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving. 2 Corinthians 12 - This boasting will do no good, but I must go on. We were crushed and overwhelmed beyond our ability to endure, and we thought we would never live through it. 2 Corinthians 4 New Living Translation << 2 Corinthians 3 | 2 Corinthians 4 | 2 Corinthians 5 >> 4 1 Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. “Those who gathered a lot had nothing left over, and those who gathered only a little had enough.”, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, bold blue, NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, The NLT One Year Bible for Women - softcover. 2 Corinthians 4:8-18 New Living Translation (NLT). 24 So show them your love, and prove to all the churches that our boasting about you is justified. 2 Corinthians 8 New Living Translation (NLT) A Call to Generous Giving. 2 Corinthians 8:9 9 You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. It allows the Scriptures to speak with fresh vitality.” John Ortberg. All rights reserved. 10 And here is my judgment(Q) about what is best for you in this matter. << 2 Corinthians 8 | 2 Corinthians 9 | 2 Corinthians 10 >> 9 1 I really don't need to write to you about this ministry of giving for the believers in Jerusalem. Questions. 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. Now I, Paul, appeal to you with the gentleness and kindness of Christ—though I realize you think I … 10 Here is my advice: It would be good for you to finish what you started a year ago. Font Size. 3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. But while knowledge makes us feel important, it is love that strengthens the church. 7 Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us[c]—I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving. It was the kind of sorrow God wants his people to have, so you were not harmed by us in any way. I will reluctantly tell about visions and revelations from the Lord. (F) 5 And they exceeded our expectations: They gave themselves first of all to the Lord, and then by the will of God also to us. Ask Us! Later, they will have plenty and can share with you when you need it. In this way, things will be equal. 9 You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 8:11 Now you should finish what you started. Cancel. 2 Corinthians 8:9 NLT You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. I wrote that letter in great anguish, with a troubled heart and many tears. 2 Corinthians 6 2 Corinthians 6. Since you excel in so many ways – you have so much faith, such gifted speakers, such knowledge, such enthusiasm, and such love for us – now I want you to excel also in this gracious ministry of giving. 6 So we have urged Titus, who encouraged your giving in the first place, to return to you and encourage you to finish this ministry of giving. 2 Corinthians 6:10 Our hearts ache, but we always have joy. 2 Corinthians 8:6 So we have urged Titus, who encouraged your giving in the first place, to return to you and encourage you to finish this ministry of giving. 2 For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. 22 In addition, we are sending with them our brother who has often proved to us in many ways that he is zealous, and now even more so because of his great confidence in you. New Living Translation 2 Corinthians 8:7. 2They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. 17 Titus welcomed our request that he visit you again. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop. Let the eagerness you showed in the beginning be matched now by your giving. In fact, he himself was very eager to go and see you. I promised you as a pure bride [] to one husband—Christ. 2 Corinthians 8 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. 8 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters,[a] what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. 12 Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. This boasting will do no good, but I must go on. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have. ADVERTISEMENT. 2 Corinthians 9:8 NLT. 12 This boasting will do no good, but I must go on. 11 I hope you will put up with a little more of my foolishness. And the brothers with him have been sent by the churches,[f] and they bring honor to Christ. Lectionary Calendar. 13 Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. Need some help understanding theology? But I am testing how genuine your love is by comparing it with the eagerness of the other churches. But they are also filled with abundant joy, which has overflowed in rich generosity. 2 For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Please bear with me. 6 Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. I will reluctantly tell about visions and revelations … 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. 2 Corinthians … 9 Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. 8 I am not commanding you,(L) but I want to test the sincerity of your love by comparing it with the earnestness of others. 21 We are careful to be honorable before the Lord, but we also want everyone else to see that we are honorable. 2 Corinthians 8:7 Since you excel in so many ways – you have so much faith, such gifted speakers, such knowledge, such enthusiasm, and such love for us – now I want you to … 7 You must each decide in your heart how much to give. Entirely on their own, 4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing(D) in this service(E) to the Lord’s people. We don't try to trick anyone or distort the word of God. 8 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters,[a] what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. 8 I am not commanding you to do this. 17 Titus welcomed our request that he visit you again. 3 For I can testify that they gave not only what they could afford, but far more. 12 Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. What can we learn from the voyage described in Acts 27? 20 We are traveling together to guard against any criticism for the way we are handling this generous gift. 2 Corinthians 8 New Living Translation (NLT) A Call to Generous Giving 8 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters,[ a] what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. 2 Corinthians 8:7 7 Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us * —I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving. 2 Corinthians 8:9. 2 Corinthians 8. 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. 9 You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. 8 1 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. (AC) 19 What is more, he was chosen by the churches to accompany us(AD) as we carry the offering, which we administer in order to honor the Lord himself and to show our eagerness to help. And they did it of their own free will. 23 As for Titus,(AG) he is my partner(AH) and co-worker(AI) among you; as for our brothers,(AJ) they are representatives of the churches and an honor to Christ. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 The grace - The most sincere, most free, and most abundant love. He has given Titus the same enthusiasm for you that I have. 8:9 For ye know - And this knowledge is the true source of love. NLT / 2 Corinthians / 2 Corinthians 8 1 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 2 Corinthians 11 New Living Translation (NLT) Paul and the False Apostles. Ask a Question. 8 We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. ADVERTISEMENT. 4 They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem. [ a] 2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. We don't try to trick anyone or distort the word of God. 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. 9 Now I am glad I sent it, not because it hurt you, but because the pain caused you to repent and change your ways. 2 Corinthians 8:7 NLT. 2 We reject all shameful deeds and underhanded methods. ADVERTISEMENT. what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. Last year you were the first not only to give but also to have the desire to do so. 2 Corinthians 8. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” # 9:7 See footnote on Prov 22:8. Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us—I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving. A Call to Generous Giving 1Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, Greek brothers. 2 Corinthians 11 New Living Translation << 2 Corinthians 10 | 2 Corinthians 11 | 2 Corinthians 12 >> 11 1 I hope you will put up with a little more of my foolishness. 2 Corinthians 4 New Living Translation << 2 Corinthians 3 | 2 Corinthians 4 | 2 Corinthians 5 >> 4 1 Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up. New Living Translation (NLT) Bible Book List. New Living Translation Update. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. 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