for thisreason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we were comfortedabout you through your faith;
for now we really live, if you 1standfirm in the Lord.
For 2whatthankscan we render to God for you in return for all the joy with which we rejoicebefore our God on your account,
as we 3night and day keep prayingmostearnestly that we may 4see your face, and may 5completewhat is lacking in your faith?
116Now may 7our God and Father8Himself and Jesus our Lord9direct our way to you;
and may the Lordcause you to increase and 10abound in love for oneanother, and for allpeople, just as we also do for you;
13so that He may 11establish your hearts12withoutblame in holinessbefore13our God and Father at the a14coming of our LordJesus15with all His bsaints.