Hebrews 6:11

And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:
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Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
And we desire that every one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope "down to "made an high priest for ever, after the order of Melchizedek."

John Chrysostom

AD 407
We desire, he says, and we do not therefore merely labor for, or even so far as words go, wish this. But what? We desire that you should hold fast to virtue, not as condemning your former conduct (he means), but fearing for the future. And he did not say, 'not as condemning your former conduct, but your present; for you have fainted, you have become too indolent'; but see how gently he indicated it, and did not wound them. For what does he say? But we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence unto the end. For this is the admirable part of Paul's wisdom, that he does not expressly show that they had given in, that they had become negligent. For when he says, We desire that every one of you— it is as if one should say, I wish you to be always in earnest; and such as you were before, such to be now also, and for the time to come. For this made his reproof more gentle and easy to be received. And he did not say, I will, which would have been expressive of the authority...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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