2 Cor 8:16-20

16 But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same earnest care I have for you. 17 For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest he is going[d] to you of his own accord.18 With him we are sending[e] the brother who is famous among all the churches for his preaching of the gospel. 19 And not only that, but he has been appointed by the churches to travel with us as we carry out this act of grace that is being ministered by us, for the glory of the Lord himself and to show our good will. 20 We take this course so that no one should blame us about this generous gift that is being administered by us,


One response to “2 Cor 8:16-20

  1. It must have been very tough administering the finances of disparate churches and telling them what God wanted them to do. It is easy for human nature to creep in and feel like people are free loading or taking more than they need of what I have earned.

    Paul repeatedly turns to God and seeks to give Him glory and to encourage the others to give Him the honor and praise so that everyone will be focused on His kind works and not themselves.

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