That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all men, apt to teach, patient,
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure: