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  •  Wonderful diary. Thanks. (8+ / 0-)

    I always find St. Paul very hard to understand, even though I've been reading the Bible my whole life and majored in religious philosophy.  But some of this writing is pretty clear, like this.

    Here is the version of this in the New Jerusalem Bible, the Bible I prefer:

    16 That is why we do not waver; indeed, though this outer human nature of ours may be falling into decay, at the same time our inner human nature is renewed day by day.

    17 The temporary, light burden of our hardships is earning us for ever an utterly incomparable, eternal weight of glory,

    18 since what we aim for is not visible but invisible. Visible things are transitory, but invisible things eternal.

    Since I'm facing a very dire life-threatening medical crisis at the moment, I find this especially comforting.

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