6 We then, as aworkers together with Him also bplead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain. 2 For He says:
c“In an acceptable time I have heard you,
And in the day of salvation I have helped you.”
Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
3 dWe give no offense in anything, that our ministry may not be blamed. 4 But in all things we commend ourselves eas ministers of God: in much 1patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses, 5 fin stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in fastings; 6 by purity, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by 2sincere love, 7 gby the word of truth, by hthe power of God, by ithe armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, 8 by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; 9 as unknown, and jyet well known; kas dying, and behold we live; las chastened, and yet not killed; 10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many mrich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
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