because you are attaining the goal of your faith – the salvation of your souls.
For he says, “I heard you at the acceptable time, and in the day of salvation I helped you.”
that we should be saved
to give his people knowledge of salvation
For with the heart one believes and thus has righteousness
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Brothers and sisters,
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.
But since we are of the day, we must stay sober by putting on the breastplate
For God did not destine us for wrath
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to serve those
But in your case, dear friends, even though we speak like this, we are convinced of better things relating to salvation.
who by God’s power are protected through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
Concerning this salvation,
He thought his own people