A Word of Encouragement and Cheer
I would call your attention to the words of Paul in the first chapter of Colossians, verses 9 to 11.
“For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.
“That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
“Strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience …