2 Corinthians 8:1-4

Encouragement to Give Generously

1We want you to know, brothers,
Or  brothers and sisters
about the grace of God that has been bgiven among the churches of Macedonia,
2for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and ctheir extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. 3For they gave daccording to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord, 4begging us earnestly efor the favor
The Greek word charis can mean  favor or grace or thanks, depending on the context
of taking part in gthe relief of the saints
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