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2 Corinthians 9 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Administering the Gift
The Importance of Giving Cheerfully

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:1 - Now concerning the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you;

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - for I know your willingness, about which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal has stirred up the majority.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:3 - Yet I have sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this respect, that, as I said, you may be ready;

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:4 - lest if some Macedonians come with me and find you unprepared, we (not to mention you!) should be ashamed of this confident boasting.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren to go to you ahead of time, and prepare your generous gift beforehand, which you had previously promised, that it may be ready as a matter of generosity and not as a grudging obligation.
The Cheerful Giver

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:6 - But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:8 - And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:9 - As it is written:

“He has dispersed abroad,
He has given to the poor;
His righteousness endures forever.”
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Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:10 - Now may[fn] He who supplies seed to the sower, and bread for food, supply and multiply the seed you have sown and increase the fruits of your righteousness,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:11 - while you are enriched in everything for all liberality, which causes thanksgiving through us to God.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also is abounding through many thanksgivings to God,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:13 - while, through the proof of this ministry, they glorify God for the obedience of your confession to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal sharing with them and all men,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:14 - and by their prayer for you, who long for you because of the exceeding grace of God in you.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:15 - Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text reads this confidence.
Psalm 112:9
NU-Text reads Now He who supplies . . . will supply . . . .
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