2 Corinthians 5:4–5; 2 Corinthians 8:23

For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdenednot that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal pmay be swallowed up by life. He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, qwho has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.


23 As for Titus, he is jmy partner and fellow worker for your benefit. And as for our brothers, they are messengers1 of the churches, the glory of Christ.