1 Thessalonians 2:13-15 NAS

13 For this reason we also constantly 1thank God that when you received the 2word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it 3not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, 4which also performs its work in you who believe.

References for 1 Thessalonians 2:13

14 For you, brethren, became 5imitators of 6the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are 7in Judea, for 8you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, 9even as they did from the Jews,

References for 1 Thessalonians 2:14

15 10who both killed the Lord Jesus and 11the prophets, and adrove us out. bThey are not pleasing to God, cbut hostile to all men,

References for 1 Thessalonians 2:15

    • y 2:15 - Or "persecuted us"
    • z 2:15 - Lit "and"
    • { 2:15 - Lit "and"