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They have been severely tested by the troubles they went through; but their joy was so great that they were extremely generous in their giving, even though they are very poor.
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That in much experience of tribulation, they have had abundance of joy and their very deep poverty hath abounded unto the riches of their simplicity.
1 Thessalonians 1:6 And you became followers of us and of the Lord: receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost:
1 Thessalonians 2:14 For you, brethren, are become followers of the churches of God which are in Judea, in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they have from the Jews:
1 Thessalonians 3:3,4 That no man should be moved in these tribulations: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto. . . .
Nehemiah 8:10-12 And he said to them: Go, eat fat meats, and drink sweet wine, and send portions to them that have not prepared for themselves: because it is the holy day of the Lord, and be not sad: for the joy of the Lord is our strength. . . .
Acts 2:45,46 Their possessions and goods they sold and divided them to all, according as every one had need. . . .
Mark 12:42-44 And there came a certain poor widow: and she cast in two mites, which make a farthing. . . .
Luke 21:1-4 And looking on, he saw the rich men cast their gifts into the treasury. . . .
James 2:5 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?
Revelation 2:9 I know thy tribulation and thy poverty: but thou art rich. And thou art blasphemed by them that say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing: as needy, yet enriching many: as having nothing and possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 9:11,13 That being enriched in all things, you may abound unto all simplicity which worketh through us thanksgiving to God. . . .
Deuteronomy 15:4 And there shall be no poor nor beggar among you: that the Lord thy God may bless thee in the land which he will give thee in possession.
Proverbs 11:25 He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.
Isaiah 32:5-8 The fool shall no more be called prince: neither shall the deceitful be called great: . . .
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our glory is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity of heart and sincerity of God, and not in carnal wisdom, but in the grace of God, we have conversed in this world: and more abundantly towards you.
Romans 12:8 He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
1Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia. 2That in much experience of tribulation, they have had abundance of joy and their very deep poverty hath abounded unto the riches of their simplicity. 3For according to their power (I bear them witness) and beyond their power, they were willing:…
Or, is it not lawful for me to do what I will? Is thy eye evil, because I am good?
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance?
He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
2 Corinthians 2:9
For to this end also did I write, that I may know the experiment of you, whether you be obedient in all things.
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