9, 10. Fear - Of God's displeasure, or lest I should come with a rod. God." “Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.” And exceedingly the more - Titus had been kindly received, and hospitably entertained, and had become much attached to them. And besides our comfort, we rejoiced even much more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.- New American Standard Version (1995)Therefore we have been comforted: And in our comfort we joyed the more exceedingly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit hath been refreshed by you all.- American Standard Version (1901)So we have been comforted: and we had the greater joy in our comfort because of the joy of Titus, for his spirit had been made glad by you all.- Basic English BibleFor this reason we have been encouraged. vii. By this statement we intend to cut off at once every representation which makes "sanctification" to consist of the human effort to make oneself holy or holier. For the joy of Titus - Titus, who had now met St. Paul in Macedonia, gave him the most flattering accounts of the improved state of the Corinthian Church; and indeed their kind usage of Titus was a full proof of their affection for St. Paul. The Spirit of God accompanied the message of His servants, and the word was with power. "Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. Font Size. 2 Corinthians 7:13 Context. Vehement desire - To see me again. Hugh Binning, Blessed are they that MournBlessed are they that mourn. Holiness and Cleansing. "My Little Children, These Things Write I unto You, that Ye Sin Not. In our comfort we rejoiced the more exceedingly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.- World English BibleTherfor we ben coumfortid, but in youre coumfort more plenteuousli we ioyeden more on the ioie of Tite, for his spirit is fulfillid of alle you.- Wycliffe Biblebecause of this we have been comforted in your comfort, and more abundantly the more did we rejoice in the joy of Titus, that his spirit hath been refreshed from you all;- Youngs Literal Bible. Here is a vista for the eyes of faith which is sublime. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death." They were convinced of sin and of righteousness. God has condemned all unholiness, as an accursed, Wherever the word of God has been faithfully preached, results have followed that attested its divine origin. Sanctification belongs to the mysteries of faith; hence it can not be confessed but as a dogma. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Deep conviction took hold upon their minds and hearts. Fear - Of God's displeasure, or lest I should come with a rod. Salem Media Group. Holiness and Resurrection. And we the rather rejoiced in our encouragement more abundantly by reason of the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.- Darby BibleTherefore we were comforted in your comfort: and exceedingly the more we rejoiced for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all. To grieve over sin is one thing, to repent …Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton, Sanctification is a Mystery. Our Lord in His Person, in His humiliation and exaltation, in His suffering and glory, stands out in a way which makes the believing heart rejoice with joy unspeakable, In the last chapter we showed that the doctrine of justification deals with the sinner's change of relation, or change of state. Many confound the two, and believe that sanctification means to lead an honorable and virtuous life; and, since this is equal to good works, sanctification, without which no man shall see God, is made to consist in the earnest and diligent. --1 Thess. 14For if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I am not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in truth, even so our boasting, which I made before Titus, is found a truth. Indignation - That ye had not immediately corrected the offender. That which is chiefly insisted on in this verse, is the distinction between sorrow and repentance. In all things ye - As a church. Have approved yourselves to be pure - That is, free from blame, since ye received my letter.7:12 It was not only, or chiefly, for the sake of the incestuous person, or of his father; but to show my care over you. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. And if any Man Sin, we have an Advocate with the Father,"1 John ii. 13 This is the third time I am coming to you. King James Version (KJV). They may be compared to Jacob's Ladder, the top whereof reached to heaven. 4. --2 Cor. 7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. 1. Preached June 30, 1850. Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all. To become more holy is undoubtedly the duty which rests upon every man. God has condemned all unholiness, as an accursed …Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit, Modern RevivalsWherever the word of God has been faithfully preached, results have followed that attested its divine origin. Zeal - For the glory of God, and the soul of that sinner. 2 Corinthians 7:13-14 Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all. That which is chiefly insisted on in this verse, is the distinction between sorrow and repentance. 2 Corinthians 7:1-16. The Spirit of God accompanied the message of His servants, and the word was with power. Mourning is put here for repentance. The Son of God, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh, who was declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection of the dead.'--Rom. 15And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him. Which best represents the problem with the comment. 10For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. Mourning is put here for repentance. We have already gone over one step, and now let us proceed to the second: Blessed are they that mourn'. 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