1 Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,
2 for he says, 'At an acceptable time I listened to you, In a day of salvation I helped you.' Behold, now is the acceptable time. Behold, now is the day of salvation.
3 We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,
4 but in everything commending ourselves, as servants of God, in great endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,