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Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
For I desire you to know, how great a contest I am having - in behalf of you, and of those in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Be striving to enter through the narrow door; for, many, I say unto you, will seek to enter, and will not be able, -
Although, thus, - as ambitious to be announcing the glad-message - not where Christ had been named, lest, upon another's foundation, I should be building;
1 Corinthians 9:25
But, every man who striveth in the games, in all things, useth self-control; - they, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown, they may receive; but, we, an incorruptible!
Only, in a manner worthy of the glad-message of the Christ, be using your citizenship; in order that - whether coming and seeing you, or being absent, I may hear of the things which concern you - that ye are standing fast in one spirit, with one soul, joining for the combat along with the faith of the glad-message;
Not yet unto blood, have ye resisted, against sin, waging a contest;
1 Corinthians 12:6
And, distributions of energies, there are, and the same God - who energiseth all things in all.
And what the surpassing greatness of his power unto us who believe, - according to the energy of the grasp of his might
Of which I was made a minister, according to the free-gift of the favour of God which was given unto me, according to the energy of his power:
For it is, God, who energiseth within you, both the desiring and the energising, in behalf of his good pleasure.
Fit you, by every good work, for the doing of his will, doing within us, that which is well-pleasing, before him through Jesus Christ: to whom be the glory, unto the ages of ages. Amen.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And at once he said unto me - Sufficient for thee, is my favour, for, my power, in weakness, is made complete. Most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may spread a tent over me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
Since, a test, ye are seeking, of the speaking in me of Christ; - who, unto you, is not weak, but is powerful in you, -