they pleaded earnestly for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.
Cross ReferencesActs 24:17
After several years, then, I returned to Jerusalem to bring alms to my people and to present offerings.
Now, however, I am on my way to Jerusalem to serve the saints there.
Pray that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints there,
2 Corinthians 8:19
More than that, this brother was chosen by the churches to accompany us with the offering--the gracious gift we administer to honor the Lord Himself and to show our eagerness to help.
2 Corinthians 9:1
Now about the service to the saints, there is no need for me to write to you.
2 Corinthians 9:12
For this ministry of service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanksgiving to God.
2 Corinthians 9:13
Because of the proof this ministry provides, the saints will glorify God for your obedient confession of the gospel of Christ, and for the generosity of your contribution to them and to all the others.
Chapter Outline1. He stirs them to a generous gift for the poor saints at Jerusalem, by the example of the Macedonians;
7. by commendation of their former forwardness;
9. by the example of Christ;
14. and by the spiritual profit that shall redound to themselves thereby;
16. commending to them the integrity and willingness of Titus, and those other brothers.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Corinthians 8:18, 19
Genesis 33:10, 11
2 Kings 5:15, 16
1 Corinthians 16:3, 4
2 Corinthians 9:1, 12-14
Matthew 25:40, 44, 45
John 19:26, 27
Romans 15:25, 26
1 Corinthians 16:1, 3, 4, 15
1 Timothy 5:10
Philemon 1:5, 6
1 John 3:16-18
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