Still, I know that God lives - the One who gives me back my life - and eventually he'll take his stand on earth.
And I'll see him - even though I get skinned alive! -
see God myself, with my very own eyes. Oh, how I long for that day!
Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved. (The Message Bible Online)