but he who did endure to the end, he shall be saved;
The love is long-suffering, it is kind, the love does not envy, the love does not vaunt itself, is not puffed up,
does not act unseemly, does not seek its own things, is not provoked, does not impute evil,
And this one thing let not be unobserved by you, beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day;
but because of this I found kindness, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering, for a pattern of those about to believe on him to life age-during:
with all lowliness and meekness , with long-suffering , forbearing one another in love,
preach the word; be earnest in season, out of season, convict, rebuke, exhort, in all long-suffering and teaching,
And may the God of the endurance, and of the exhortation, give to you to have the same mind toward one another, according to Christ Jesus;
and in the doing good we may not be faint-hearted, for at the proper time we shall reap -- not desponding;
in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering;
'Watch you therefore, because you have not known in what hour your Lord does come;
the Lord is not slow in regard to the promise, as certain count slowness, but is long-suffering to us, not counselling any to be lost but all to pass on to reformation,
Lo, I come quickly, be holding fast that which you have, that no one may receive your crown.
Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,
and if what we do not behold we hope for, through continuance we expect it.