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" Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia ; how that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. "
The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine). - Page 246
1845
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The Harbinger of the Millenium: With an Appendix

William Cogswell - Christian life - 1833 - 362 pages
...grace of God, bestowed on the churches of Macedonia ; how that in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty abounded...riches of their liberality. For to their power, I hear record, yea, and beyond flieir power, they were willing of themselves; praying us with much entreaty,...
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Report of proceedings [afterw.] Minutes and proceedings [afterw ..., Volume 3

World alliance of reformed Churches - 1884
...therefore told them regarding the churches of Macedonia, " How that in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty, abounded...us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the...
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The Acts of the Apostles in the Proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Ellen Gould Harmon White - Bible - 1911 - 622 pages
..."the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia; how that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded...the riches of their liberality. For to their power, . . . yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves; praying us with much entreaty that...
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The English Presbyterian Messenger

1857
...the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia ; how that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.' This accords with the whole tenor of Scripture, which constantly declares that all that is really good...
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Wuest's Word Studies from the Greek New Testament

Kenneth S. Wuest - Religion - 1973 - 263 pages
...liberal gift of money to Paul for needy saints, and the apostle says, "Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints" (II Cor. 8:4). Here the Macedonian Christians who gave the money for the saints, ask Paul to become...
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First, Second Corinthians

Robert E. Picirilli - Religion - 1987 - 434 pages
...the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia; 2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. "We do you to wit" means, simply, "we make known to you." Paul regards the generosity of the Macedonians...
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All the Doctrines of the Bible: A Study and Analysis of Major Bible Doctrines

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1964 - 310 pages
...that the giving of those Macedonians was woven with sacrifice,— "In a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. . . . Beyond their power, they were willing." What an example to the whole Christian world! How ashamed...
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The Tabernacle, the Priesthood, and the Offerings

Henry William Soltau - Judaism - 1880 - 474 pages
...bestowed on the churches of Macedonia. Opening their hearts, so that "in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, abounded...us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us by the will...
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Commentary on the Second Epistle to the Corinthians

Charles Hodge - Religion - 1994 - 320 pages
...numerous intimations. 11, 9. Phil. 2, 25. 4, 15. 18. 2. How that, in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, abounded unto the riches of their liberality. A somewhat condensed sentence, meaning, as some say, that in the midst of their afflictions their joy,...
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Tyndale's New Testament

David Daniell - Religion - 1995 - 429 pages
...were exceeding poor, yet have they given exceeding richly, and that in singleness. For to their powers (I bear record) yea and beyond their power, they were willing of their own accord, and prayed us with great instance that we would receive their beneftt, and suffer...
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