First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
"Also concerning the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your name's sake
God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah.
And blessed be His glorious name forever; And may the whole earth be filled with His glory Amen, and Amen.
"Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.
"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
So we urged Titus that as he had previously made a beginning, so he would also complete in you this gracious work as well.
Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.
always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
Now she who is a widow indeed and who has been left alone, has fixed her hope on God and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.
The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,
And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end,