An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition, Leathersoft, Blue, Thumb Indexed, Comfort Print. 11 We have spoken freely to you,[a] Corinthians; our heart is wide open. For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. (1) Possessing a portion of all things that may be necessary for our welfare, as far as our heavenly Father shall deem to be necessary for us. Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. (4) in the possession of pardon and peace; of the friendship of God and the knowledge of the Redeemer, we have the possession of all things. As poor - Destitute of all worldly good and secular interest. They are tried like others. They had bestowed on them the true riches. 3:20; Rev. 2 Corinthians 9:6-10 English Standard Version (ESV) The Cheerful Giver. 16 What agreement has the temple of God with idols? 13:25; [1 Cor. 10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything. The man who possesses a contented spirit possesses all things; for he is satisfied with every dispensation of the providence of God; and "a contented mind is a continual feast. Try it free for 30 days. Religion had a power not only to sustain the soul in trial, but to fill it with positive joy. Grieving, afflicted, troubled, sad. 12 You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections. And though we cannot call them our own in the legal sense, yet we can call them ours in the sense that we can derive pleasure from their contemplation, and see in them the proofs of the wisdom and the goodness of God. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. Joy they think pertains to the gaieties and pleasures of this life; sadness to religion. As having nothing, and yet possessing all things; for the apostles left all for Christ, were sent out bare by him; what they had they gave away, and were very destitute of worldly enjoyments: "and possessing all things"; they had food and raiment, with which they were content, what was sufficient for them, and which they had in mercy, and with a blessing; and then they enjoyed all spiritual good things; they had not only a right unto them, but were possessed of them; they had all things pertaining to life and godliness; they had Christ, and all things with him, and therefore could say as Jacob did, that they had enough, yea, that they had all things. Don't have an account? and in a day of salvation I have helped you.”. They regard it as a life of sadness and of gloom; of trial and of melancholy. 2 Corinthians 6:10. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 2 Corinthians 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, making. What are the benefits of creating an account? Font Size. Such, perhaps, is the estimate which the world usually affixes to the Christian life. Try it for 30 days FREE. Under these sufferings we seem always to be cast down and sad. 2 Corinthians 6:10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything. 2 Corinthians 6:10 - ESV - as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet... Study verse in the English Standard Version Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 7:1; Ezek. 6 Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? What are the benefits of creating an account? The Gospel, when faithfully preached, and fully received, betters the condition of the poor. 2 Corinthians 6:10 10 r as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; s as poor, yet making many rich; t as having nothing, u yet possessing everything. The sources of his joy were doubtless the assurances of the divine favor and the hopes of eternal glory. Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 2Co 6:11 ¶ 2Co 6:11 - We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians; our heart is wide open. 7:39], Cited from Isa. The Light of the Gospel. They see little in it that is cheerful, and they suppose that a heavy burden presses constantly on the heart of the Christian. 2 Corinthians 6:10: John 16:22; [ch. We have a possession in them so that we can enjoy them as his works, and can say, “Our Father made them all.” They are given to man to enjoy. All rights reserved. English Standard Version (ESV), 2 Corinthians 6:10 in all English translations. “And yet possessing all things.” That is: To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Yet making many rich - On the meaning of the word rich see the note, Romans 2:4. 2:24, 25]; See ch. 2 Corinthians 6 - Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. They had been the means of investing them with treasures infinitely more valuable than any which kings and princes could bestow. (2) possessing an interest in all things, so that we can enjoy them. This meets all the desires; satisfies the soul; makes the man happy and blessed. 13 In return (I speak as to children) widen your hearts also. Therefore they are made rich; at least in comparison with that sinful, profligate state in which they were before they received the truth of the Gospel. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, As having nothing - Being the most abject of the poor, And yet possessing all things - That are really necessary to the preservation of our lives. Having no property. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. lupoumenoi). This was true, doubtless, in a literal sense, of most of the apostles. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. The world will suppose that we have cause for continued lamentation (Doddridge), and they will regard us as among the most unhappy of mortals. We refuse to practice 2 cunning or a to tamper with God’s word, but b by the open statement of the truth c we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God. Yet making many rich - By dispensing to them the treasures of salvation; making them rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom. Read verse in English Standard Version Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. And perhaps a more comprehensive statement of the feelings with which the frivolous people of the world regard Christians cannot be found than in this expression, “as sorrowful.” True, they are not free from sorrow.