It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
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Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers and sisters, even though they are strangers to you.
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They have told the church about your love. Please send them on their way in a manner that honors God.
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It was for the sake of the Name that they went out, receiving no help from the pagans.
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We ought therefore to show hospitality to such people so that we may work together for the truth.