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2 Corinthians 10:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul Defends His Ministry

10 I myself, Paul, appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—

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2 Corinthians 10:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.”

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Matthew 11:29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

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Galatians 5:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Nature of Christian Freedom

Listen! I, Paul, am telling you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

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Romans 12:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The New Life in Christ

12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters,[a] by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual[b] worship.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 12:1 Gk brothers
  2. Romans 12:1 Or reasonable
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Isaiah 42:3-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

a bruised reed he will not break,
    and a dimly burning wick he will not quench;
    he will faithfully bring forth justice.
He will not grow faint or be crushed
    until he has established justice in the earth;
    and the coastlands wait for his teaching.

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1 Corinthians 2:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling.

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Zechariah 9:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Coming Ruler of God’s People

Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion!
    Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem!
Lo, your king comes to you;
    triumphant and victorious is he,
humble and riding on a donkey,
    on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

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Revelation 1:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A Vision of Christ

I, John, your brother who share with you in Jesus the persecution and the kingdom and the patient endurance, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 1:9 Or testimony to Jesus
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1 Peter 2:22-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 “He committed no sin,
    and no deceit was found in his mouth.”

23 When he was abused, he did not return abuse; when he suffered, he did not threaten; but he entrusted himself to the one who judges justly.

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1 Peter 2:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Live as Servants of God

11 Beloved, I urge you as aliens and exiles to abstain from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul.

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Philemon 9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

yet I would rather appeal to you on the basis of love—and I, Paul, do this as an old man, and now also as a prisoner of Christ Jesus.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Philemon 1:9 Or as an ambassador of Christ Jesus, and now also his prisoner
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2 Thessalonians 3:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. This is the mark in every letter of mine; it is the way I write.

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Ephesians 4:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Unity in the Body of Christ

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

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Galatians 4:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 You know that it was because of a physical infirmity that I first announced the gospel to you;

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2 Corinthians 13:2-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I warned those who sinned previously and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, that if I come again, I will not be lenient— since you desire proof that Christ is speaking in me. He is not weak in dealing with you, but is powerful in you. For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we are weak in him,[a] but in dealing with you we will live with him by the power of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 13:4 Other ancient authorities read with him
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2 Corinthians 12:7-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

even considering the exceptional character of the revelations. Therefore, to keep[a] me from being too elated, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from being too elated.[b] Three times I appealed to the Lord about this, that it would leave me, but he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power[c] is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:7 Other ancient authorities read To keep
  2. 2 Corinthians 12:7 Other ancient authorities lack to keep me from being too elated
  3. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Other ancient authorities read my power
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2 Corinthians 12:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

On behalf of such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except of my weaknesses.

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2 Corinthians 11:30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

30 If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.

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2 Corinthians 11:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 To my shame, I must say, we were too weak for that!

But whatever anyone dares to boast of—I am speaking as a fool—I also dare to boast of that.

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2 Corinthians 10:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Look at what is before your eyes. If you are confident that you belong to Christ, remind yourself of this, that just as you belong to Christ, so also do we.

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2 Corinthians 10:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I ask that when I am present I need not show boldness by daring to oppose those who think we are acting according to human standards.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 10:2 Gk according to the flesh
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