12 This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs(A) of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.(B) 13 Because of the service(C) by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God(D) for the obedience that accompanies your confession(E) of the gospel of Christ,(F) and for your generosity(G) in sharing with them and with everyone else. 14 And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you. 15 Thanks be to God(H) for his indescribable gift!(I)

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