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in the presence of God – 186

this is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. [1 john 3:16] as the world looks to constantly redefine love, the bible makes this very clear. the definition of love is Jesus...

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in the presence of God – 185

nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ. but we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. so, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to...

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in the presence of God – 184

for i wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that i have for you. [2 corinthians 2:4]   i’ve recently had the privilege of walking alongside someone that is working...

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in the presence of God – 183

and i wrote as i did, so that when i came i might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for i felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all. [2 corinthians 2:3]   this afternoon i was telling someone about a time that our...

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in the presence of God – 182

for I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. for if I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained? [2 corinthians 1:1-2]   paul knew that if he came to them he would have to again point out their sin. sometimes...

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in the presence of God – 181

for i made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. for if i cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom i have pained? and i wrote as i did, so that when i came i might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for i...

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in the presence of God – 180

not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith. [2 corinthians 1:24]   hear these truths, admonitions, commands from God's word, his voice. these things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and...

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in the presence of God -179

but I call God to witness against me—it was to spare you that I refrained from coming again to corinth. [2 cor 1:23]   every day we make vows. every day we swear our innocence. when was the last time, just between you and God, you called God to testify on your...

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in the presence of God – 178

for all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. for you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” the Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that...

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in the presence of God – 177

and who has also put his seal on us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee. [2 corinthians 1:22]   “behold, what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.” [1 john 3:1a] love is what i see...

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