k The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
and if children, then l heirs - heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, m provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
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2 Corinthians 1:22
And who has also put his seal on us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.
2 Corinthians 5:5
He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.
Ephesians 1:13 - 14
In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.
1 John 3:24
Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.
And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise.
So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.
So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
2 Corinthians 1:7
Our hope for you is unshaken, for we know that as you share in our sufferings, you will also share in our comfort.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us.
Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.