2 Cor 7:6-10

But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not only by his coming but also by the comfort with which he was comforted by you, as he told us of your longing, your mourning, your zeal for me, so that I rejoiced still more. For even if I made you grieve with my letter, I do not regret it—though I did regret it, for I see that that letter grieved you, though only for a while. As it is, I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because you were grieved into repenting. For you felt a godly grief, so that you suffered no loss through us.

10 For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.

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One response to “2 Cor 7:6-10

  1. Paul explains confrontation in the Christian context. He had to confront this church about sin and wrote them a letter to do that. His words caused them to be upset and he was sad that they were hurt. But the words from God caused them to turn from sin and to repent.

    Even though as a person he suffered because his friends were upset with them, He was willing to be obedient for the kingdom’s sake at the cost of his personal relationships.

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