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1 Thessalonians 2:14-20

NIV 14 For you, brothers, became imitators of God's churches in Judea, which are in Christ Jesus: You suffered from your own countrymen the same things those churches suffered from the Jews, NIV 14 For you, brothers, became imitators of God's churches in Judea, which are in Christ Jesus: You suffered from your own countrymen the same things those churches suffered from the Jews, NIV 15 who killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets and also drove us out. They displease God and are hostile to all men NIV 15 who killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets and also drove us out. They displease God and are hostile to all men NIV 16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit. The wrath of God has come upon them at last. NIV 16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit. The wrath of God has come upon them at last. NIV 17 But, brothers, when we were torn away from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you. NIV 17 But, brothers, when we were torn away from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you. NIV 18 For we wanted to come to you--certainly I, Paul, did, again and again--but Satan stopped us. NIV 18 For we wanted to come to you--certainly I, Paul, did, again and again--but Satan stopped us. NIV 19 For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? NIV 19 For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? NIV 20 Indeed, you are our glory and joy. NIV 20 Indeed, you are our glory and joy.