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1 Thessalonians 2:8-12

8 So, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us. 9 For you remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:4-7

4 But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts. 5 For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:1-3

1 For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain. 2 But even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 1:8-10

8 For from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place. Your faith toward God has gone out, so that we do not need to say anything. 9 For they … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 1:4-7

4 knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God. 5 For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance, as you know what kind of men we were … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 1:1-3

1 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 We give thanks to God always for … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians — Introduction

Thessalonica (Saloniki) was originally called Therme, but was refounded by Cassander c. 315 BC and named Thessalonica after his wife, a step-sister of Alexander the Great. Alike in Macedonian and Roman times it was an important city. The Romans made … Continue reading

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