2 Cor 6:1-7

Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says,

“In a favorable time I listened to you,
    and in a day of salvation I have helped you.”

Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.We put no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine love; by truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left;


One response to “2 Cor 6:1-7

  1. This is a restorative, powerful message that draws men and does not put obstacles in their way. This is not the ceremonial law with harsh requirements and obligations. This is a time of favor when Christ is given to all and He stands ready to forgive.

    Paul lists the things by which he and others strive to bring men to Christ. They are not all gifts and abilities. There is also trial, struggle, pain, and loneliness. Paul knows that he is called also to suffer so that Christ may be known.

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