Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?
All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.
1 CORINTHIANS 1:30-31
And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, so that, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.”
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
and establish the work of our hands upon us;
yes, establish the work of our hands!