A man that sows little must expect to reap little. Bibliography lists 10 sources. The idea here is, that Paul would have them give this as an act of bounty, or liberality on their part, and not as an act of covetousness on his part, not as extorted by him from them.
Not as if he were constrained to do a thing that was extremely painful to him. The seed may be buried long. In like manner he will furnish you the means of doing good. Indeed the rewards of heaven will be in no small degree apportioned in this manner, and determined by the amount of benevolence which we have shown on earth; see Matthew The design of the apostle is to state to them the true reason why wealth was bestowed.
The writer presents a conclusion related to the catalyst question at the end. That the same might be ready as a matter of bounty - That it may truly appear as a liberal and voluntary offering; as an act of generosity and not as wrung or extorted from you. Few persons are ever reduced to poverty by liberality.
No language can do justice to this work in either of these respects; no heart in this world fully conceives the obligation which rests upon man in virtue of his work.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Shall reap also sparingly - Shall reap in proportion to what he sowed. Doubts must be confronted and dealt with honestly and biblically. It is so because: And the amount which should be given will usually be suggested to a man by the better feelings of his heart.
When Paul spoke of faith in terms of righteousness, did he mean faith in Christ or faith of Christ, i. Then that which blesses - a gift, donation, favor, bounty - whether of God to human beings, or of one man to another.
It shall not be lost. Though the contribution would be chiefly derived from Corinth, yet it is probable that the others also would participate in it.
The heart is not in it, and the man will evade the duty as soon as he can, and will soon find excuses for not giving at all. But this was not all. Verse 12 For the administration of this service - The distribution of this proof of your liberality.
He desired not only that God would supply their returning needs, but he desired also that he would give them the ability to do good again; that he would furnish them the means of future benevolence.
The apostle supposes that the exercise of a charitable disposition is to be traced entirely to God. The allusion is to the act of sowing seed. The writer comments on the five questions Paul asks the Galatians at the beginning of Chapter 3. They had hitherto evinced such a character as to make Paul confident that the collection would be made.
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