2:16 Figuratively speaking there is a pleasant fragrance, spiritually perceived, about true Christians. On the other hand, this fragrance is a “fragrance from death” to unbelievers, for it warns them that they are unprepared for the day of judgment (Phil. 1:28).
sufficient for these things. Carrying a message of eternal life or death is a sobering responsibility. No one is worthy of this solemn task, but God qualifies us for it nonetheless (3:6).