2 Corinthians 1:15-24

15Because I was sure of this aI wanted to come to you first, so that you might have ba second cexperience of grace. 16I wanted to visit you don my way to Macedonia, and to come back to you from Macedonia and have you send me on my way to Judea. 17Was I vacillating when I wanted to do this? Do I make my plans eaccording to the flesh, ready to say “Yes, yesandNo, no” at the same time? 18As surely as fGod is faithful, gour word to you has not been Yes and No. 19For hthe Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we proclaimed among you iSilvanus and Timothy and I, was not Yes and No, but jin him it is always Yes. 20For kall the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our lAmen to God for his glory. 21And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and mhas anointed us, 22and who has also nput his seal on us and ogiven us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.
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23But qI call God to witness against me—it was rto spare you that I refrained from coming again to Corinth. 24Not that we slord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm tin your faith.

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