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1 Thessalonians 2:1-7

NIV 1 You know, brothers, that our visit to you was not a failure. NIV 1 You know, brothers, that our visit to you was not a failure. NIV 2 We had previously suffered and been insulted in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in spite of strong opposition. NIV 2 We had previously suffered and been insulted in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in spite of strong opposition. NIV 3 For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you. NIV 3 For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you. NIV 4 On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts. NIV 4 On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts. NIV 5 You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed--God is our witness. NIV 5 You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed--God is our witness. NIV 6 We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, NIV 6 We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, NIV 7 but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. NIV 7 but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children.