2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians 6 ©

1Paul entreateth the Corinthians not to frustrate God's grace: 3setting forth his own inoffensive, painful, and patient, demeanour in the discharge of his ministry: 11of which he telleth them he spake more freely out of the great love he bare them; 13challenging the same affection from them in return. 14He dissuadeth from any intimate connections with unbelievers. 16Christians are the temples of the living God.

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WE then, as aworkers together with him, beseech you also that bye receive not the grace of God in vain.

a 1Co. 3.9. ch. 5.18-20.
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c(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)

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dGiving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

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But ein all things 1approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

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fIn stripes, in imprisonments, 2in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;

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gBy pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy *Ghost, by love unfeigned,

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hBy the word of truth, by the power of God, by ithe armour of righteousness jon the right hand and on the left,

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kBy honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

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lAs unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;

l ch. 4.2; 5.11. Ps. 118.18. Is. 26.19. Ro. 8.36. 1Co. 4.9; 15.31,32. ch. 1.8; 4.10,11; 11.6. Ga. 6.17.
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mAs sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; nas having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

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O ye Corinthians, oour mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged.

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Ye are not *straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own *bowels.

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Now for a recompence in the same, (I speak as unto pmy children,) be ye also enlarged.

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Be ye not qunequally yoked together with unbelievers: rfor what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and swhat communion hath light with darkness?

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And twhat concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

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And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for uye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, vI will dwell in them, and walk in them; and wI will be their God, and they shall be my people.

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xWherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

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yAnd will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.