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Giving Consideration to What is Proper

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Godly Grief Worked Out in You All, 2 Corinthians 7:11-15
Why Paul Wrote The First Letter, 2 Corinthians 7:12-16
The Love of the Macedonian Saints, 2 Corinthians 8:1-5

Bringing to Completion What Had Been Started, 2 Corinthians 8:6-17

Titus Is Encouraged to Complete What He Began with the Corinthians Saints, 2 Corinthians 8:6
2 Corinthians 8:6
We, because of this, encouraged Titus in order that just as he began, thus also he would bring to full completion unto you, even this grace.
In Order that This Grace Should Abound in the Corinthians Saints, 2 Corinthians 8:7
2 Corinthians 8:7
But just as in all, all of you abound in faith and in word and in knowledge and in diligence and in the love out from you among us, in order that also in this grace you should abound.
Paul is Not Commanding Them, 2 Corinthians 8:8
2 Corinthians 8:8
I do not speak according to a command but through the approval from a diligence of others and the sincerity of your love.
Experientially Knowing the Grace from Our Lord, 2 Corinthians 8:9
2 Corinthians 8:9
For all of you experientially know the grace from our Lord Jesus Christ that because of all of you He became destitute, being wealthy, in order that by that One’s poverty all of you should be rich
The Advantage Is For The Corinthians Saints in Completing the Task, 2 Corinthians 8:10
2 Corinthians 8:10
And in this I give an opinion, for this is an advantage to you, who began not only to do but also to desire a year ago.
Completing the Task From What You Have, 2 Corinthians 8:11
2 Corinthians 8:11
But now also you bring to full completion the task, thus just as the eagerness of the desire thus also the completion out from what you have.
Each One is to Give What He Has, Not What He Does Not Have, 2 Corinthians 8:12
2 Corinthians 8:12
For since the eagerness is present, in so far as if perhaps he has, [it is] acceptable, not so far as he does not have.
Giving Is Not To Provide Relief For Others While Causing Tribulation For Yourself, 2 Corinthians 8:13
2 Corinthians 8:13
For not in order that others should be eased, and you troubled, but out from fairness in the current time the [fairness] of you abounds unto that need,
Fairness - Being Consistent
How a Master is to Treat His Slaves, Colossians 4:1
Colossians 4:1 NKJV
Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
Comes from the Concept of Equality or Being Consistent
The False Testimony Against Christ, Mark 14:56
Mark 14:56 NKJV
For many bore false witness against Him, but their testimonies did not agree.
Christ Making Himself Equal With God, John 5:18
John 5:18 NKJV
Therefore the Jews sought all the more to kill Him, because He not only broke the Sabbath, but also said that God was His Father, making Himself equal with God.
The Laborers Dispute, Matthew 20:12
Matthew 20:12 NKJV
saying, ‘These last men have worked only one hour, and you made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the heat of the day.’
Their Abundance Abounds To The Saints in Jerusalem Who Are In Tribulation
Other Sharing When The Corinthians Saints are in Need, 2 Corinthians 8:14
2 Corinthians 8:14
in this time your abundance unto those ones need, in order that also their abundance should come unto you, thus it should become fair.
Israel As An Example, 2 Corinthians 8:15
2 Corinthians 8:15
Just as it is written, “The one having much did not have too much, the one having less did not have too little.”
Titus Finishing the Task With the Corinthians Saints, 2 Corinthians 8:16-17
2 Corinthians 8:16–17
Indeed thanks to the God, the One giving the same diligence concerning you in Titus’ heart.
Because, on the one hand, the encouragement he welcomed, on the other hand, while diligence exists, he went on his own towards you.

Regarding Proper Things, 2 Corinthians 8:18-24

Sending A Brother with Titus, 2 Corinthians 8:18
2 Corinthians 8:18
And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel through all the assemblies.
A Brother Appointed By the Church, 2 Corinthians 8:19
2 Corinthians 8:19
And not only, but also after being appointing from the assemblies a companion of us with this grace, the one administered by us, towards the glory of the Lord Himself and our readiness,
Taking Steps to Not Be Blamed By Anyone, 2 Corinthians 8:20
2 Corinthians 8:20
while avoiding this, anyone should blame us in this abundance, the one administered by us.
We Regard The Things that Are Proper, 2 Corinthians 8:21
2 Corinthians 8:21
For we regard proper things, not only before the Lord, but also before men.
Giving Thought to Doing Things in a Proper Manner, Romans 12:17
Romans 12:17
while not paying back wrong for wrong, giving prior thought to proper before all men.
Holding Fast to the Proper Things, 1 Thessalonians 5:21
1 Thessalonians 5:21
Test for approval all things; hold fast what is proper.
Rich in Proper Works, 1 Timothy 6:17-19
1 Timothy 6:17–19 (NKJV)
Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good (ἀγαθοεργεῖν), that they be rich in good (καλοῖς) works, ready to give, willing to share, storing up for themselves a good (καλὸν) foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Being Zealous for Proper Works, Titus 2:14
Titus 2:14 NKJV
who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
They Also Sent a Well Trusted Brother With Them, 2 Corinthians 8:22
2 Corinthians 8:22
And we sent with them our brother, whom we approve in many things at many times being diligent, but now more diligent, the confidence in you.
Being Diligent in How They Handle the Gift
Because of His Confidence in the Corinthians Saints
How These Men Are to Be Considered, 2 Corinthians 8:23
2 Corinthians 8:23
Whether concerning Titus, he is my partner and unto you a fellow worker, whether our brethren, apostles of an assembly, to a proper opinion of Christ.
Titus as a partner with Paul
Titus as Their Fellow Worker
To the Brethren They Should Be Treated as Apostles - Those who are sent on a specific mission from the assembly
Encouragement to Demonstrate Their Love, 2 Corinthians 8:24
2 Corinthians 8:24
Therefore the demonstration of your love, and our boasting concerning you, unto them you manifest before the assemblies.

Scripture Reading

Bringing to Completion What Had Been Started, 2 Corinthians 8:6-17
2 Corinthians 8:6–17
We, because of this, encouraged Titus in order that just as he began, thus also he would bring to full completion unto you, even this grace.
But just as in all, all of you abound in faith and in word and in knowledge and in diligence and in the love out from you among us, in order that also in this grace you should abound.
I do not speak according to a command but through the approval from a diligence of others and the sincerity of your love.
For all of you experientially know the grace from our Lord Jesus Christ that because of all of you He became destitute, being wealthy, in order that by that One’s poverty all of you should be rich.
And in this I give an opinion, for this is an advantage to you, who began not only to do but also to desire a year ago.
But now also you bring to full completion the task, thus just as the eagerness of the desire thus also the completion out from what you have.
For since the eagerness is present, in so far as if perhaps he has, [it is] acceptable, not so far as he does not have.
For not in order that others should be eased, and you troubled, but out from fairness in the current time the [fairness] of you abounds unto that need,
in this time your abundance unto those ones need, in order that also their abundance should come unto you, thus it should become fair.
Just as it is written, “The one having much did not have too much, the one having less did not have too little.”
Indeed thanks to the God, the One giving the same diligence concerning you in Titus’ heart.
Because, on the one hand, the encouragement he welcomed, on the other hand, while diligence exists, he went on his own towards you.
Regarding Proper Things, 2 Corinthians 8:18-24
2 Corinthians 8:18–24
And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel through all the assemblies.
And not only, but also after being appointing from the assemblies a companion of us with this grace, the one administered by us, towards the glory of the Lord Himself and our readiness,
while avoiding this, anyone should blame us in this abundance, the one administered by us.
For we regard proper things, not only before the Lord, but also before men.
And we sent with them our brother, whom we approve in many things at many times being diligent, but now more diligent, the confidence in you.
Whether concerning Titus, he is my partner and unto you a fellow worker, whether our brethren, apostles of an assembly, to a proper opinion of Christ.
Therefore the demonstration of your love, and our boasting concerning you, unto them you manifest before the assemblies.
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