1 Thessalonians 2:7-8; 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12; 1 Thessalonians 4:4

7 But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children: 8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
11 As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you , as a father doth his children, 12 That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
4 That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;