11 And we desire that every one of you show the same diligence, to the full assurance of hope unto the end,
12 [a]That ye be not slothful, but followers of them, which through faith and patience, inherit the promises.
13 [b]For when God made the promise to Abraham, because he had no greater to swear by, he swore by himself,
Hebrews 6:12He showeth what virtues chiefly they have need of to go forward constantly, and also to profit: to wit, of charity, and patience: and lest any man should object and say, that these things are impossible to be done, he willeth them to set before themselves the examples of their ancestors, and to follow them.
Hebrews 6:13Another prick to prick them forward: Because the hope of the inheritance is certain, if we continue to the end, for God hath not only promised it, but also promised it with an oath.
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