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1 Thessalonians 3:1-5

NIV 1 So when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens. NIV 1 So when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens. NIV 2 We sent Timothy, who is our brother and God's fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, NIV 2 We sent Timothy, who is our brother and God's fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, NIV 3 so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them. NIV 3 so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them. NIV 4 In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know. NIV 4 In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know. NIV 5 For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith. I was afraid that in some way the tempter might have tempted you and our efforts might have been useless. NIV 5 For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith. I was afraid that in some way the tempter might have tempted you and our efforts might have been useless.