continuing in instant prayer

From St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans

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8:35: Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
8:36: As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all day long; we are accounted among sheep for the slaughter.
8:37: Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
8:38: For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
8:39: Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Jesus Christ our Lord.

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12:1: I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
12:2: And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

12:9: Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
12:10: Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;
12:11: Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
12:12: Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing in instant prayer. 

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13:12: The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.