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2 Corinthians 4 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:1 - Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:2 - We have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways; we refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:3 - And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:4 - In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the likeness of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:5 - For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:6 - For it is the God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:7 - But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, to show that the transcendent power belongs to God and not to us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:8 - We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:9 - persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:10 - always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:11 - For while we live we are always being given up to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:12 - So death is at work in us, but life in you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:13 - Since we have the same spirit of faith as he had who wrote, "I believed, and so I spoke," we too believe, and so we speak,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:14 - knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and bring us with you into his presence.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:16 - So we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed every day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:17 - For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:18 - because we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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