For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
For I am confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have to suffer various trials,
For I long to see you, so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you
that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith.
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, yet our inner nature is being renewed day by day.
Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
for this reason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;