Paul has encouraging words for us in 2 Corinthians 3:3-5 & 12.
"You are a letter from Christ ... written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts." (2 Corinthians 3:3)
Knowing this engenders within us
• confidence - a confidence that is endorsed by Christ through Holy Spirit
• competence - not own ability, but a competence that comes through Christ