2 Thessalonians 1:3-4

Thanksgiving and Prayer

3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters,[a] and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.
4 Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.

Cross References 5

  • 1. S Romans 1:8; Ephesians 5:20
  • 2. S 1 Thessalonians 3:12
  • 3. 2 Corinthians 7:14
  • 4. 1 Thessalonians 1:3
  • 5. 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 1 Thessalonians 2:14; S 1 Thessalonians 3:3

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 2:1, 13, 15; 3:1, 6, 13.
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