Bible: 2 Corinthians 6:3-10
6:3 We do not give anyone 1 an occasion for taking an offense in anything, 2 so that no fault may be found with our ministry. 6:4 But as God’s servants, 3 we have commended ourselves in every way, 4 with great endurance, in persecutions, 5 in difficulties, in distresses, 6:5 in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, 6 in troubles, 7 in sleepless nights, in hunger, 6:6 by purity, by knowledge, by patience, by benevolence, by the Holy Spirit, 8 by genuine 9 love, 6:7 by truthful 10 teaching, 11 by the power of God, with weapons of righteousness both for the right hand and for the left, 12 6:8 through glory and dishonor, through slander and praise; regarded as impostors, 13 and yet true; 6:9 as unknown, and yet well-known; as dying and yet – see! – we continue to live; as those who are scourged 14 and yet not executed; 6:10 as sorrowful, but always rejoicing, as poor, but making many rich, as having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
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