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Mike Henry Sr.

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799 Having Nothing Yet Possessing Everything - 2 Corinthians 6:10

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Do you have everything you want?   Paul is listing things about their ministry that explain his point in 2 Corinthians 6:1, "Don't receive the grace of God in vain." And he's explaining the list of situations where we are called to be servants of God. The list can be pretty bleak. These last 3 conditions in this verse wrap up the list. But I want to focus on the last phrase he mentions, "having nothing yet possessing everything."   We get the grace of God to ship it. If we hold on to it, it rots. Our job is to distribute the grace of God to the world. When we let our affections take over, we hang on to it and it goes bad in our warehouse.   See episode 655 where I talk about this too. Verse 12 (ESV, NET or NASB) also makes reference to how our affections restrict us and we'll talk about that in the next episode.   Are these podcasts helpful to you? We've been awarded a matching grant for new contributions. I don't ask people to donate to this ministry much, but we are donor supported. We have a donor who has pledged a lot of money to Follower of One for new donations, over and above what we've received in the past. Would you consider making a contribution? If we've been helpful to you, please head over to https://followerofone.org and click the Donate button and make a one-time or ongoing contributions. Your new contributions to this ministry will be matched until we reach the limit of their generous gift or the end of October 2023. Thanks very much.  

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