2 Thessalonians 2:13-15 NIV

Stand Firm

13 But we ought always to thank God for you,1 brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God chose youa2 to be saved3 through the sanctifying work of the Spirit4 and through belief in the truth.

References for 2 Thessalonians 2:13

    • b 2:13 - Some manuscripts "because God chose you as his firstfruits"
      14 He called you5 to this through our gospel,6 that you might share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

      References for 2 Thessalonians 2:14

      15 So then, brothers, stand firm7 and hold to the teachingsb we passed on to you,8 whether by word of mouth or by letter.

      References for 2 Thessalonians 2:15

        • c 2:15 - Or "traditions"