2 Cor 10:13-18

13 But we will not boast beyond limits, but will boast only with regard to the area of influence God assigned to us, to reach even to you. 14 For we are not overextending ourselves, as though we did not reach you. For we were the first to come all the way to you with the gospel of Christ.15 We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged, 16 so that we may preach the gospel in lands beyond you, without boasting of work already done in another’s area of influence. 17 “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.” 18 For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.

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One response to “2 Cor 10:13-18

  1. God influences the whole world. He uses us for His purpose. Our ability to influence the world is only by the faith and wisdom that God deposits. His truth, and His spirit, combine with the gifts that He deposits and calls us to. He lays out our areas of influence and the only thing He asks of us is obedience.

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