For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went to you.
2 Corinthians 8:6 So that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brothers, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter to you in few words.
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2 Corinthians 8:8,10 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love...