1 Timothy 1:15-16 NIV

15 Here is a trustworthy saying1 that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners2--of whom I am the worst.

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16 But for that very reason I was shown mercy3 so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his unlimited patience4 as an example for those who would believe5 on him and receive eternal life.6

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