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ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 9:2
For I know your eagerness, and I brag about you to the Macedonians: "Achaia has been prepared since last year," and your zeal has stirred up most of them.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 8:1-5
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We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God granted to the churches of Macedonia:
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during a severe testing by affliction, their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed into the wealth of their generosity.
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I testify that, on their own, according to their ability and beyond their ability,
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they begged us insistently for the privilege of sharing in the ministry to the saints,
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and not just as we had hoped. Instead, they gave themselves especially to the Lord, then to us by God's will.
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ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 8:24
Therefore, before the churches, show them the proof of your love and of our boasting about you.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 11:17
What I say in this matter of boasting, I don't speak as the Lord would, but foolishly.