There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: There is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great wealth.
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not also with him freely give us all things?
Wherefore let no one glory in men. For all things are yours;
Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying on your behalf: I am filled with comfort, I overflow with joy in all our affliction.
Yea, and if I am offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all:
I know how to be abased, and I know also how to abound: in everything and in all things have I learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in want.
I can do all things in him that strengtheneth me.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;
And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit;