"Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
"To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles;
which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
"Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom;
that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
"Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily
"But without faith it is impossible to please him:
for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."
"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and
the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him
endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
"For consider him that
endured such contradiction of sinners against himself,
lest ye be wearied and faint
in your minds."
"Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you
will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:"
"Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only,
but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with
fear and trembling.
"For it is God which worketh in
you both to will and to do of
his good pleasure."
"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not
unto thine own understanding.
"In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct
"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. "For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."
"But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
"Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom."
"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."
2 Corinthians 9:8
"And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in
all things at all times,
you may abound in every
2 Peter 3:18
"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen."
1 Corinthians 15:9-11
"For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
"But by the grace of God I am what I am
, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them,
though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.
"Whether then it was I or they, so we preach and so you believed."