New International Version
And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
King James Bible
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Darby Bible Translation
But of doing good and communicating [of your substance] be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
World English Bible
But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Young's Literal Translation
and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But to do good and to communicate - These are continual sacrifices which God requires, and which will spring from a sense of God's love in Christ Jesus. Praise to God for his unspeakable gift, and acts of kindness to men for God's sake. No reliance, even on the infinitely meritorious sacrifice of Christ, can be acceptable in the sight of God if a man have not love and charity towards his neighbor. Praise, prayer, and thanksgiving to God, with works of charity and mercy to man, are the sacrifices which every genuine follower of Christ must offer: and they are the proofs that a man belongs to Christ; and he who does not bear these fruits gives full evidence, whatever his creed may be, that he is no Christian.
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Eversley. 1845. Hebrews xiii. 8. "Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever." Let me first briefly remind you, as the truth upon which my whole explanation of this text is built, that man is not meant either for solitude or independence. He is meant to live WITH his fellow-men, to live BY them, and to live FOR them. He is healthy and godly, only when he knows all men for his brothers; and himself, in some way or other, as the servant of all, and bound in ties of love and …
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Share with the Lord's people who are in need. Practice hospitality.
I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
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