1. We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye
receive not the grace of God in vain.
2. (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the
day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted
time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) 3. Giving no offence in
any thing, that the ministry be not blamed: 4. But in all things
approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in
afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, 5. In stripes, in
imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; 6.