For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ! Amen.
We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.
In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.
God "will give to each person according to what he has done." To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
By God's will I may come to you with joy and together with you be refreshed.
How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?
How can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!"