4 Such confidence we have through Christ before God.
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5 Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God.
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6 He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
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