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But God's free gift is not like Adam's offense. For if many people died as the result of one man's offense, how much more have God's grace and the free gift given through the kindness of one man, Jesus the Messiah, been showered on many people!
Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.
Besides, God is able to make every blessing of yours overflow for you, so that in every situation you will always have all you need for any good work.
And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,
For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.
Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more.
For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,
In spite of their terrible ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and deep poverty have led them to be abundantly generous. I can testify that by their own free will they have given to the utmost of their ability, yes, even beyond their ability.