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The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the

Corinthians 6

1  We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
2  (For he saith,
I have heard thee in a time accepted,
and in the day of salvation have I succored thee: Is. 49.8
Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)
3  Giving no offense in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
4  but in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
5  in stripes, in imprisonments, Acts 16.23 in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
6  by pureness, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
7  by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
8  by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;
9  as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;
10  as sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
11  ¶ O ye Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged.
12  Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.
13  Now for a recompense in the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be ye also enlarged.

Ye Are the Temple of the Living God
14  ¶ Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
15  And what concord hath Christ with Be’li-al? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
16  And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; 1 Cor. 3.16 ; 6.19 as God hath said,
I will dwell in them, and walk in them;
and I will be their God,
and they shall be my people. Lev. 26.12 · Ezek. 37.27
17  Wherefore come out from among them,
and be ye separate,
saith the Lord,
and touch not the unclean thing; Is. 52.11
and I will receive you,
18  and will be a Father unto you,
and ye shall be my sons and daughters, 2 Sam. 7.14 · 1 Chr. 17.13
saith the Lord Almighty.

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