The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
except ye be reprobates?
CO2 13:6 But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates.
CO2 13:7 Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should
appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we
be as reprobates.
CO2 13:8 For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.
CO2 13:9 For we are glad, when we are weak, and ye are strong: and this
also we wish, even your perfection.
CO2 13:10 Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being
present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord
hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.
King James Bible