For thisreason1Godawill send upon them ba 2deludinginfluenceso that they will believecwhat is false,
in order that they all may be djudged who 3did not believe the truth, but e4tookpleasure in wickedness.
135But we shouldalwaysgivethanks to God for you, 6brethrenbeloved by the Lord, because7God has chosen you ffrom the beginning8for salvationg9throughsanctificationhby the Spirit and faith in the truth.
It was for this He 10called you through11our gospel, ithat you may gain the glory of our LordJesusChrist.
15Sothen, brethren, 12standfirm and 13hold to the traditionswhich you were taught, whether14by word of mouth or15by letterjfrom us.
1616Now may our LordJesusChrist17Himself and God our Father, who has 18loved us and given us eternalcomfort and 19goodhope by grace,
1720comfort and 21strengthen your hearts in everygoodwork and word.