2 Corinthians 9:1-5

There is no need for me to write to you about this service to the Lord’s people. For I know your eagerness to help, and I have been boasting about it to the Macedonians, telling them that since last yearyou in Achaia were ready to give; and your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action. But I am sending the brothers in order that our boasting about you in this matter should not prove hollow, but that you may be ready, as I said you would be. For if any Macedonians come with me and find you unprepared, we—not to say anything about you—would be ashamed of having been so confident. So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to visit you in advance and finish the arrangements for the generous gift you had promised. Then it will be ready as a generous gift, not as one grudgingly given.

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One response to “2 Corinthians 9:1-5

  1. When I speak of my faith, or boast of my willingness to act, I harm the cause of Christ if I do not follow through with my actions. Paul speaks of words ringing hollow. My faith is not about my verbal game, it is about how I actually serve and honor Christ with my actions

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