And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness."Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
3 "Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed [are] those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
5 Blessed [are] the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, without regret; but worldly sorrow produces death.
For behold this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner, how much diligence it produced in you, even an eagerness to defend, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In all things you demonstrated yourselves to be pure in this matter.