1 Thessalonians 1:7-10 NIV

7 And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

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8 The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia—your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it,

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9 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,

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10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.

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