6 For this reason I remind you to kindle afresh 1the gift of God which is in you through 2the laying on of my hands.
7 For God has not given us a 3spirit of atimidity, but of power and love and bdiscipline.
8 Therefore 4do not be ashamed of the 5testimony of our Lord or of me 6His prisoner, but join with me in 7suffering for the 8gospel according to the power of God,
9 who has 9saved us and 10called us with a holy 11calling, 12not according to our works, but according to His own 13purpose and grace which was granted us in 14Christ Jesus from 15all eternity,
10 but 16now has been revealed by the 17appearing of our Savior 18Christ Jesus, who 19abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,