I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.
So, Paul stayed a year and a half, teaching them the Word of God.
One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: “Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent.”
For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God — this is your spiritual act of worship.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
You will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.