New Living Translation
And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation.
King James Bible
And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
Darby Bible Translation
and endurance, experience; and experience, hope;
World English Bible
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:
Young's Literal Translation
and the endurance, experience; and the experience, hope;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:4 And patience works more experience of the sincerity of our grace, and of God's power and faithfulness.
LibraryWhat Proves God's Love
'God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.'--ROMANS v. 8. We have seen in previous sermons on the preceding context that the Apostle has been tracing various lines of sequence, all of which converge upon Christian hope. The last of these pointed to the fact that the love of God, poured into a heart like oil into a lamp, brightened that flame; and having thus mentioned the great Christian revelation of God as love, Paul at once passes to emphasise …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The Sources of Hope
God's Love Magnified in Christ's Death.
Law and Grace
By standing firm, you will win your souls.
But you know how Timothy has proved himself. Like a son with his father, he has served with me in preaching the Good News.
This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God's inner sanctuary.
God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
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