Yes, Father, for this was your gracious will.
Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from goodwill.
Brothers and sisters,
He did this by predestining
He did this when he revealed
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort – for the sake of his good pleasure – is God.
And in this regard we pray for you always, that our God will make you worthy of his calling
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