Therefore seeing that we have such an office, even as mercy is come on us, we faint not:
As concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: yet give I counsel as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
which hath made us able to minister the new testament, not of the letter, but of the spirit. For the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Wherefore, we are not wearied: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Let us not be weary of well doing. For when the time is come we shall reap without weariness.
Wherefore, I desire that ye faint not because of my tribulations which I suffer for your sakes: which is your praise.
when before I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and a tyrant. But I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly, through unbelief:
Seeing then that we have such trust, we use great boldness;
Nevertheless, all things are of God, which hath reconciled us unto himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given unto us the office to preach the atonement.
whereof I am made a minister, by the gift of the grace of God given unto me, through the working of his power.
Consider therefore how that he endured such speaking against him of sinners, lest ye should be wearied and faint in your minds.
which in time past were not a people, yet are now the people of God, which were not under mercy: but now have obtained mercy.