For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness of His resurrection,
So the slave fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.’ And the lord of that slave felt compassion and released him and forgave him the debt.