1 Thessalonians 1:5-6 NAS

5 for our 1gospel did not come to you in word only, but also 2in power and in the Holy Spirit and with 3full conviction; just as you know 4what kind of men we aproved to be among you for your sake.

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6 You also became 5imitators of us and of the Lord, 6having received 7the word in much tribulation with the 8joy of the Holy Spirit,

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