YouVersion Reformation Reading Plan, day 267
Paul is writing a love letter to a church of people he's never visited. Unity across geographic and relational boundaries within the Church.
being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy…
The power of God is given to us for our endurance, patience, and joy.
For I know that my Redeemer lives,
and at the last he will stand upon the earth.
Weirdly I think of prosperity gospel teachers when I read Job's words about God allowing the wicked to prosper.