Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,
And, being in an agony, He was praying more earnestly. And His sweat became, as it were, large drops of blood falling down upon the ground!
For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the tender affections of Christ Jesus.
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
For I wish you to know how great a conflict I am having for you, and those in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen my face in flesh;
Epaphras, who is from among you, salutes you, a servant of Christ Jesus, always striving in your behalf in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
Who, in the days of His flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was able to save Him from death, and having been heard by reason of His godly fear,
And a great sign was seen in the heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;
because whom He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the first born among many brethren.
but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill its desires.
and put on the new man, who after God was created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.
Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus;
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;
and having put on the new man who is being renewed unto full knowledge, according to the image of Him Who created him;