13 For we are not writing any other things to you than what you read or understand. Now I trust you will understand, even to the end 14 (as also you have understood us in part), (A)that we are your boast as (B)you also are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Sparing the Church

15 And in this confidence (C)I intended to come to you before, that you might have (D)a second benefit— 16 to pass by way of you to Macedonia, (E)to come again from Macedonia to you, and be helped by you on my way to Judea. 17 Therefore, when I was planning this, did I do it lightly? Or the things I plan, do I plan (F)according to the flesh, that with me there should be Yes, Yes, and No, No? 18 But as God is (G)faithful, our [a]word to you was not Yes and No. 19 For (H)the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us—by me, (I)Silvanus, and (J)Timothy—was not Yes and No, (K)but in Him was Yes. 20 (L)For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us. 21 Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and (M)has anointed us is God, 22 who (N)also has sealed us and (O)given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.

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