But he said to me, »My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.« Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.
3 »Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,for they shall be comforted.
5 Blessed are the meek,for they shall inherit the earth.
For godly sorrow produces a repentance that leads to salvation and brings no regret, but worldly sorrow produces death.
For behold what this very thing, godly sorrow, has produced in you: what earnestness, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what zeal, what readiness to see justice done! At every point you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.