I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
But know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself;
the Lord hears when I call to him.’
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith—
1 CORINTHIANS 2:4
and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,