Paul’s Joy Over the Church’s Repentance

Make room for us in your hearts.(A) We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have exploited no one. I do not say this to condemn you; I have said before that you have such a place in our hearts(B) that we would live or die with you. I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you.(C) I am greatly encouraged;(D) in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.(E)

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