We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.
Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I think not.
And if you do good to them who do good to you, what thanks have you? for sinners also do even the same.
Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.