For God is my witness, Whom I serve in my spirit in the Gospel of His Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,
I am speaking a truth in Christ?? am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit??2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart
But I invoke God as a witness upon my soul, that, as sparing you, I came not yet to Corinth.
The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who is blessed forevermore, knoweth that I lie not.
And He spake a parable to them, to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint;
But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for, indeed, the Father seeketh such to be His worshipers.
To you first, God, having raised up His Child, sent Him forth, blessing you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities."
Peter, therefore, was kept in the prison; but prayer was being earnestly made by the assembly to God in his behalf.
Now, when these things were ended, Paul purposed in his spirit, after passing through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem; saying, "After I have been there, I must see Rome also."
But I confess this to you, that, according to the Way which they call 'heresy,' so I worship the God of our fathers, believing all those things, which are according to the law, and which have been written in the prophets;
For, if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.
As the truth of Christ is in me, this glorying shall not be stopped in regard to me in the regions of Achaia.
cease not to give thanks on your behalf, making mention of you in my prayers;
For this cause I bow my knees to the Father,
For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the tender affections of Christ Jesus.
But ye know the proof of him, that, as a child with a father, he served with me in furtherance of the Gospel.
For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in flesh:
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, cease not praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
Whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;
We give thanks to God at all times for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;
For neither, at any time, did we use a word of flattery, as ye know, nor a semblance of covetousness, God is witness;
night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face, and perfect the deficiencies in your faith?
If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; because this is the testimony of God, that He hath testified concerning His Son.