2 Cor. 9:6 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews
But let every one do as he has proposed in his heart: not as if sorrowfully, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver."
2 Cor. 9:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Who is the Rich Man that Shall Be Saved?
See then, first, that He has not commanded you to be solicited or to wait to be importuned, but yourself to seek those who are to be benefited and are worthy disciples of the Saviour. Excellent, accordingly, also is the apostle's saying, "For the Lord loveth a cheerful giver; "
2 Cor. 9:9 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews
Also in the same place: "As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever."
Moreover, the blessed Apostle Paul, full of the grace of the Lord's inspiration, says: "He that ministereth seed to the sower, shall both minister bread for your food, and shall multiply your seed sown, and shall increase the growth of the fruits of your righteousness, that in all things ye may be enriched."
2 Cor. 9:10 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews
Likewise in the same place: "Now he who ministereth seed to the sower, shall both supply bread to be eaten, and shall multiply your seed, and shall increase the growth of the fruits of your righteousness: that in all things ye may be made rich."
And again: "The administration of this service shall not only supply the wants of the saints, but shall be abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God; "
2 Cor. 9:12 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews
Also in the same place: "The administration of this service has not only supplied that which is lacking to the saints, but has abounded by much giving of thanks unto God."
"Qui enim sunt ejusmodi, pseudapostoli, operarii dolosi," usque ad illud: "Quorum finis erit secundum opera eorum."
therefore, God has opened an entrance to all the sons of Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in order that they may be in the faith of profession towards Him,
2 Cor. 9:14 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes
What great thing therefore is it, if his ministers also be transformed into the ministers of righteousness?-whose end shall be according to their works.
be on your guard against every evil word, and every evil desire, and purify your heart from all the vanities of this world. If you guard against these things, your fasting will be perfect. And you will do also as follows.
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