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2 Corinthians 8 and 9

Hans Dieter Betz

2 Corinthians 8 and 9

a commentary on two administrative letters of the Apostle Paul

by Hans Dieter Betz

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Corinthians, 2nd, VIII-IX -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBible. N.T. Corinthians, 2nd, VIII-IX. English. Betz. 1985., Two Corinthians eight and nine., Second Corinthians eight and nine.
    Statementby Hans Dieter Betz ; edited by George W. MacRae.
    SeriesHermeneia--a critical and historical commentary on the Bible
    ContributionsMacRae, George W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2675.2 .B45 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3187651M
    ISBN 100800660145
    LC Control Number83048904

    (2 Corinthians RSV) That is the reverse process by which Christianity operates -- as poor, and yet making many rich. Even out of their poverty Paul says, the Macedonian Christians gave liberally, beyond themselves, and thus God poured spiritual enrichment back into their lives. 2 Corinthians For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

    The character which he gives of Titus and the others employed in this business, 2 Corinthians , 2 Corinthians Verse 1 Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit - In all our dignified version very few ill-constructed sentences can be found; however here is one, and the worst in the book. Assignments on 2 Corinthians 1 Please read 2 Corinthians 1 and answer the following questions. 1. Read the book of 2 Corinthians quickly and summarize the theme of the book. 2. Explain how 2 Corinthians relates to 1 Corinthians. 3. Research project: Summarize the events that happened to Paul and to the Corinthians between 1 Corinthians and 2.

    8 We want you to know, brothers, 1 about the grace of God that has been h given among the churches of Macedonia, 2 for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and i their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. 3 For they gave j according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means. 2 Corinthians 9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that s though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich. Read more Share Copy.


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2 Corinthians 8 and 9 by Hans Dieter Betz Download PDF EPUB FB2

2 Corinthians New International Version (NIV) The Collection for the Lord’s People 8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.

3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. 2 Corinthians New International Version (NIV) 9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor.

2 Corinthians New International Version (NIV). 8 I am not commanding you, but I want to test the sincerity of your love by comparing it with the earnestness of others. 9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.

As the title suggests, Elliff explains the context and meaning of 2 Corinthians and applies it to the modern Christian. As the reader might know – this section of 2 Corinthians is Paul asking the Corinthians to be prepared for his arrival and his taking 2 Corinthians 8 and 9 book the collection of an offering for the church in Jerusalem which is suffering – and Paul relates some of the giving that has been done thus far.5/5(5).

2 Corinthians For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.

Read verse in New International Version. 2 Corinthians 8 - 9. Now viewing scripture range from the book of 2 Corinthians chapter 8 through chapter 9 2 Corinthians Chapter 8. 1 Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of 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. 2 Corinthians 8 and 9: A Commentary on Two Administrative Letters of the Apostle Paul by Hans Dieter Betz and edited by George W.

MacRae S.J. Cited by: Scofield wrote at Second Corinthians 8 and 9, "In contrast with the law, which imposed giving as a divine requirement, Christian giving is voluntary, and a test of sincerity and love." Chafer agreed, "The grace principle contrasts with the Old Testament legal system of tithing.

2 Corinthians: Bible Study and Commentary. God’s strength for our weakness. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish ( word vocabulary) on the Book of 2 Corinthians.

Keith Simons. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). 2 Corinthians New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Encouragement to Be Generous 8 We want you to know, brothers and sisters, [ a ] about the grace of God that has been granted to the churches of Macedonia; 2 for during a severe ordeal of affliction, their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.

2 Corinthians For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich. Read verse in. 2 Corinthians For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich.

What we know through knowing the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. How do we know it. “Ye know.” 1. There are records which establish the fact--the gospels, epistles, etc., the burden of all of which is, “He was rich, yet for your sakes,” etc.

2 Corinthians For ye know — And this knowledge is the true source of love; the grace — The most sincere, most free, and most abundant love; of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich — (1st,) In the glories of the divine nature, for, (John ,) the Word was God, and subsisted in the form of God, (Php ,) in the most perfect and indissoluble union with his eternal Father.

In the second part of the letter (2 Corinthians 8; 2 Corinthians 9) Paul deals at length with the collection for poor brethren in Judaea already mentioned in 1 Corinthians 16 which was an important concern for him (see also Galatians and Romans ).

Here also he continues in his endeavour to reach the hearts and feelings of the. 2 Corinthians You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could.

The Second Epistle to the Corinthians, commonly referred to as Second Corinthians or in writing 2 Corinthians, is a Pauline epistle of the New Testament of the Christian epistle is attributed to Paul the Apostle and a co-author named Timothy, and is addressed to the church in Corinth and Christians in the surrounding province of Achaea, in modern-day Greece.

[2] The outline of chapter 8 has respect to three reasons presented by Paul as motivation for the liberal giving which he suggested for the Corinthians: "The example of the Macedonians (2 Corinthians ), the example of Christ (9), and the requirements of honor (2 Corinthians )." [3]. Paul mentions his first letter in 1 Corinthians His second letter is the book of 1 Corinthians.

Three times in 2 Corinthians Paul references a third and painful letter: "For I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears " (2 CorinthiansESV).

And finally, we have Paul's fourth letter, the book of 2. Author: 2 Corinthians identifies the author of the Book of 2 Corinthians as the apostle Paul, possibly along with Timothy.

Date of Writing: The Book of 2 Corinthians was very likely written approximately A.D. Purpose of Writing: The church in Corinth began in AD 52 when Paul visited there on his second missionary journey. He stayed one and a half years, accomplishing much. Posts about summary of 2 Corinthians written by atozmom.

Summary of passage: 2 Corinthians 8: Paul is now writing to the Corinthians about the Macedonian churches and their giving, saying they have given as much as they were able and then beyond that.

They pleaded to participate in the service to the saints (giving to the Jerusalem Christians). 2 Corinthians’ role in the Bible. Second Corinthians is the third of Paul’s letters.

Of the 27 New Testament books, Paul wrote Nine of these book are letters to local churches (like the one in Corinth). In the wake of all that happened since writing First Corinthians, Paul writes to the church to resolve a few lingering concerns and issues.2 Corinthians 8 is the eighth chapter of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian is authored by Paul the Apostle and Timothy (2 Corinthians ) in Macedonia in 55–56 CE.

This chapter, and the next one, "are devoted entirely to the topic of generous giving".Book: Second Epistle to the Corinthians.Chapters 8 and 9 of Second Corinthians are all about Christian giving -- not tight-fisted, miserly, grudging giving, or wild, spendthrift, careless giving, but true, generous, gracious, abundant, what Paul calls "hilarious" giving.

The amazing thing is that Paul does this all in two chapters without once mentioning money! So we are not.