Now may the God of hope make you full of joy and peace through faith, so that all hope may be yours in the power of the Holy Spirit.
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
For you will go out with joy, and be guided in peace: the mountains and the hills will make melody before you, and all the trees of the fields will make sounds of joy.
O you hope of Israel, its saviour in time of trouble, why are you like one who is strange in the land, and like a traveller putting up his tent for a night?
And the Lord will be thundering from Zion, and his voice will be sounding from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth will be shaking: but the Lord will be a breastplate for his people and a strong place for the children of Israel.
Let not your heart be troubled: have faith in God and have faith in me.
May peace be with you; my peace I give to you: I give it not as the world gives. Let not your heart be troubled; let it be without fear.
And waiting gives experience; and experience, hope:
Now may the God who gives comfort and strength in waiting make you of the same mind with one another in harmony with Christ Jesus:
And in my preaching there were no honeyed words of wisdom, but I was dependent on the power of the Spirit to make it clear to you:
And God is able to give you all grace in full measure; so that ever having enough of all things, you may be full of every good work:
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
And do not take overmuch wine by which one may be overcome, but be full of the Spirit;
Because our good news came to you, not in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Spirit, so that you were completely certain of it; even as you saw what our behaviour to you was like from our love to you.
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, by the order of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope;
And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end:
To whom your love is given, though you have not seen him; and the faith which you have in him, though you do not see him now, gives you joy greater than words and full of glory: