While undergoing every sort of trouble, and in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in giving freely to the needs of others.

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How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.
2 Corinthians 8:2

In trouble, in need, we take great joy serving others out of our own free will. 1)2Co 8:2 How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.
Filled with the grace of giving 2)2Co 8:7 And that as you are full of every good thing, of faith, of the word, of knowledge, of a ready mind, and of love to us, so you may be full of this grace in the same way.
For it is a grace given by our Lord, who came and gave us all freely 3)2Co 8:9 For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.
We have the approval of God to do what we can do. 4)2Co 8:12 For if there is a ready mind, a man will have God’s approval in the measure of what he has, and not of what he has not.
And it is ordered in such a way, that it has his approval and that of men. 5) 2Co 8:21 For the business has been so ordered by us as to have the approval, not only of the Lord, but of men.

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1.2Co 8:2 How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.
2.2Co 8:7 And that as you are full of every good thing, of faith, of the word, of knowledge, of a ready mind, and of love to us, so you may be full of this grace in the same way.
3.2Co 8:9 For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.
4.2Co 8:12 For if there is a ready mind, a man will have God’s approval in the measure of what he has, and not of what he has not.
5. 2Co 8:21 For the business has been so ordered by us as to have the approval, not only of the Lord, but of men.