46-1:2††††† Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:
46-1:5††††† That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge;
46-1:7††††† So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
46-1:8††††† Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
46-1:10†††† Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
46-1:11†††† For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
46-1:12†††† Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
46-1:14†††† I thank God that I baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;
46-1:15†††† Lest any should say that I had baptized in mine own name.
46-1:18†††† For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
46-1:21†††† For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
46-1:26†††† For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
46-1:28†††† And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:
46-1:29†††† That no flesh should glory in his presence.
46-1:31†††† That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.
46-2:5††††† That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
46-2:6††††† Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
46-2:9††††† But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
46-2:12†††† Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
46-2:15†††† But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
46-2:16†††† For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.
46-3:7††††† So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
46-3:8††††† Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.
46-3:11†††† For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
46-3:16†††† Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
46-3:18†††† Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
46-3:20†††† And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
46-4:2††††† Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.
46-4:3††††† But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of manís judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.
46-4:4††††† For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
46-4:6††††† And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.
46-4:7††††† For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
46-4:8††††† Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
46-4:9††††† For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
46-5:1††††† It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his fatherís wife.
46-5:2††††† And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.
46-5:3††††† For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,
46-5:5††††† To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
46-5:6††††† Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?
46-5:7††††† Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
46-5:11†††† But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
46-5:12†††† For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?
46-5:13†††† But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
46-6:2††††† Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
46-6:3††††† Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
46-6:5††††† I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren?
46-6:6††††† But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.
46-6:8††††† Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
46-6:9††††† Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
46-6:15†††† Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.
46-6:16†††† What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
46-6:17†††† But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.
46-6:18†††† Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
46-6:19†††† What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
46-7:5††††† Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
46-7:7††††† For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that.
46-7:12†††† But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away.
46-7:13†††† And the woman which hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him.
46-7:22†††† For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lordís freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christís servant.
46-7:25†††† Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
46-7:26†††† I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.
46-7:29†††† But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;
46-7:30†††† And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not;
46-7:31†††† And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
46-7:32†††† But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
46-7:33†††† But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
46-7:34†††† There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
46-7:35†††† And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
46-7:36†††† But if any man think that he behaveth himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need so require, let him do what he will, he sinneth not: let them marry.
46-7:37†††† Nevertheless he that standeth stedfast in his heart, having no necessity, but hath power over his own will, and hath so decreed in his heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well.
46-7:38†††† So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.
46-7:40†††† But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.
46-8:1††††† Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.
46-8:2††††† And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.
46-8:4††††† As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.
46-8:5††††† For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,)
46-8:7††††† Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
46-8:9††††† But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
46-9:3††††† Mine answer to them that do examine me is this,
46-9:9††††† For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?
46-9:10†††† Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.
46-9:13†††† Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?
46-9:14†††† Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.
46-9:15†††† But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.
46-9:18†††† What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel.
46-9:19†††† For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more.
46-9:20†††† And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;
46-9:21†††† To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.
46-9:22†††† To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
46-9:23†††† And this I do for the gospelís sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
46-9:24†††† Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
46-9:25†††† And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
46-9:26†††† I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:
46-9:27†††† But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
46-10:1†††† Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;
46-10:4†††† And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
46-10:12††† Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
46-10:13††† There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
46-10:17††† For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.
46-10:19††† What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?
46-10:20††† But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.
46-10:25††† Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake:
46-10:27††† If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake.
46-10:28††† But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lordís, and the fulness thereof:
46-10:30††† For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?
46-10:33††† Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
46-11:2†††† Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.
46-11:3†††† But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
46-11:5†††† But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.
46-11:13††† Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?
46-11:14††† Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?
46-11:17††† Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.
46-11:18††† For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
46-11:19††† For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
46-11:22††† What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
46-11:23††† For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:
46-11:28††† But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.
46-11:29††† For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lordís body.
46-11:32††† But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.
46-11:34††† And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.
46-12:2†††† Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.
46-12:3†††† Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.
46-12:11††† But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
46-12:12††† For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.
46-12:24††† For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:
46-12:25††† That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
46-12:28††† And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
46-13:2†††† And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
46-13:10††† But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
46-14:1†††† Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.
46-14:2†††† For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.
46-14:3†††† But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
46-14:4†††† He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
46-14:5†††† I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
46-14:11††† Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.
46-14:12††† Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
46-14:13††† Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.
46-14:16††† Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest?
46-14:19††† Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
46-14:21††† In the law it is written, With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak unto this people; and yet for all that will they not hear me, saith the Lord.
46-14:22††† Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.
46-14:23††† If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?
46-14:24††† But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
46-14:25††† And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth.
46-14:27††† If any man speak in an unknown tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret.
46-14:30††† If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace.
46-14:31††† For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
46-14:37††† If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.
46-15:3†††† For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
46-15:4†††† And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
46-15:5†††† And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve:
46-15:6†††† After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.
46-15:7†††† After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.
46-15:9†††† For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
46-15:12††† Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
46-15:15††† Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not.
46-15:20††† But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.
46-15:23††† But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christís at his coming.
46-15:26††† The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
46-15:27††† For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.
46-15:28††† And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.
46-15:36††† Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die:
46-15:37††† And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain:
46-15:46††† Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
46-15:48††† As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.
46-15:50††† Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
46-15:54††† So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
46-15:58††† Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
46-16:2†††† Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
46-16:4†††† And if it be meet that I go also, they shall go with me.
46-16:6†††† And it may be that I will abide, yea, and winter with you, that ye may bring me on my journey whithersoever I go.
46-16:10††† Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do.
46-16:11††† Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren.
46-16:15††† I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
46-16:16††† That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth.
46-16:17††† I am glad of the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they have supplied.
46-16:18††† For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.
46-16:19††† The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.
47-1:4††††† Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
47-1:7††††† And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation.
47-1:8††††† For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
47-1:9††††† But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
47-1:10†††† Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;
47-1:11†††† Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
47-1:12†††† For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
47-1:14†††† As also ye have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
47-1:15†††† And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit;
47-1:17†††† When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay?
47-1:23†††† Moreover I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.
47-1:24†††† Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
47-2:1††††† But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.
47-2:2††††† For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me?
47-2:3††††† And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.
47-2:4††††† For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.
47-2:5††††† But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overcharge you all.
47-2:7††††† So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.
47-2:8††††† Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him.
47-2:9††††† For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
47-2:15†††† For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:
47-3:5††††† Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;
47-3:7††††† But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:
47-3:10†††† For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.
47-3:11†††† For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious.
47-3:12†††† Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:
47-3:13†††† And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:
47-3:17†††† Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
47-4:3††††† But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
47-4:7††††† But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
47-4:10†††† Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
47-4:11†††† For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesusí sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
47-4:14†††† Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.
47-4:15†††† For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.
47-5:1††††† For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
47-5:3††††† If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked.
47-5:4††††† For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
47-5:5††††† Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.
47-5:6††††† Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
47-5:9††††† Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.
47-5:10†††† For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
47-5:12†††† For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
47-5:14†††† For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
47-5:15†††† And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
47-5:19†††† To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
47-5:21†††† For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
47-6:1††††† We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
47-6:3††††† Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
47-6:15†††† And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
47-7:3††††† I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with you.
47-7:6††††† Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
47-7:7††††† And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
47-7:8††††† For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season.
47-7:9††††† Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
47-7:11†††† For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
47-7:12†††† Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.
47-7:16†††† I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all things.
47-8:2††††† How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
47-8:4††††† Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
47-8:6††††† Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
47-8:7††††† Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also.
47-8:9††††† For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
47-8:11†††† Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.
47-8:12†††† For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
47-8:13†††† For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:
47-8:14†††† But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want: that there may be equality:
47-8:15†††† As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.
47-8:19†††† And not that only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord, and declaration of your ready mind:
47-8:20†††† Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:
47-9:2††††† For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.
47-9:3††††† Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:
47-9:4††††† Lest haply if they of Macedonia come with me, and find you unprepared, we (that we say not, ye) should be ashamed in this same confident boasting.
47-9:5††††† Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up before hand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.
47-9:8††††† And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
47-9:10†††† Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)
47-10:2†††† But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence, wherewith I think to be bold against some, which think of us as if we walked according to the flesh.
47-10:5†††† Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
47-10:7†††† Do ye look on things after the outward appearance? If any man trust to himself that he is Christís, let him of himself think this again, that, as he is Christís, even so are we Christís.
47-10:9†††† That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters.
47-10:11††† Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.
47-10:12††† For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.
47-10:15††† Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other menís labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,
47-10:17††† But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.
47-10:18††† For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.
47-11:2†††† For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
47-11:3†††† But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
47-11:4†††† For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.
47-11:7†††† Have I committed an offence in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you the gospel of God freely?
47-11:9†††† And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.
47-11:12††† But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.
47-11:16††† I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.
47-11:17††† That which I speak, I speak it not after the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.
47-11:18††† Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also.
47-11:28††† Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.
47-11:31††† The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not.
47-12:4†††† How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
47-12:6†††† For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.
47-12:8†††† For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
47-12:9†††† And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
47-12:13††† For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.
47-12:19††† Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.
47-12:20††† For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
47-12:21††† And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
47-13:2†††† I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them which heretofore have sinned, and to all other, that, if I come again, I will not spare:
47-13:5†††† Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?
47-13:6†††† But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates.
47-13:7†††† Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
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