Now we possess such confidence through Christ toward God.
in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through faith in him.
Now listen to my voice; I will advise you, and may God be with you. You be for the people before God, and you bring the issues to God.
But thanks [be] to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ, and who reveals the fragrance of the knowledge of him through us in every place.
convinced of this same [thing], that the one who began a good work in you will finish [it] until the day of Christ Jesus,
for from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith toward God has gone out, so that we have no need to say anything.