and He said to me, 'Sufficient for you is My grace, for My power in infirmity is perfected;' most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may rest on me:
'Blessed the poor in spirit -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.
'Blessed the mourning -- because they shall be comforted.
'Blessed the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.
for the sorrow toward God reformation to salvation not to be repented of does work, and the sorrow of the world does work death,
for, lo, this same thing -- your being made sorry toward God -- how much diligence it does work in you! but defence, but displeasure, but fear, but longing desire, but zeal, but revenge; in every thing you did approve yourselves to be pure in the matter.