2 Corinthians 2:11-15

11 Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade others. What we are is plain to God, and I hope it is also plain to your conscience. 12 We are not trying to commend ourselves to you again, but are giving you an opportunity to take pride in us, so that you can answer those who take pride in what is seen rather than in what is in the heart.13 If we are “out of our mind,” as some say, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you. 14 For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. 15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.

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One response to “2 Corinthians 2:11-15

  1. The power of the love of Christ compels us. It is not just that we tell others about Christ, we seek to persuade them. The love that has changed us and shown us His light compels us to debate and persuade and cajole. Not in my own power, but with the words of truth that are the flesh that dwelt among us.

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