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Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
For I desire that you know what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Strive to enter in at the narrow gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:
1 Corinthians 9:25
And every man that strives for self control is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
You have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
1 Corinthians 12:6
And there are diversities of workings, but it is the same God who works all in all.
And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,
Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
Since you seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who toward you is not weak, but is mighty in you.