1 Timothy 1:13-15 NIV

13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor1 and a violent man, I was shown mercy2 because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.3

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      14 The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly,4 along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.5

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      15 Here is a trustworthy saying6 that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners7--of whom I am the worst.

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