1 Thessalonians 1:9

For those people themselves report on what kind of a reception we had from you, and how you people turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God.

1 Corinthians 12:2

You people know that when you were [still unconverted] Gentiles, you were led astray to [worship] lifeless idols, however you were led [i.e., wherever you turned, you were being led into idolatrous practices].

Acts 14:15

"Gentlemen, why are you doing these things? [Do you not know that] we are also human beings with the same kind of feelings that you have? And we are just bringing you the good news that you should turn away from these useless things [i.e., idol worship] and [turn] to the living God, who created the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything in them.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1-21

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1-23

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

Acts 26:17-18

I will rescue you from the [Jewish] people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them,

Romans 9:26

[Hosea 1:10 says], "And it will happen that in the very place where people were told, 'You people do not belong to me [i.e., God],' they will be called children of the living God."

2 Corinthians 6:16-17

And what agreement is there between a temple of God and idols? For we are a temple of the living God, just as God said [Lev. 26:12], "I will live in them and walk among them [i.e., among His people]; and I will be their God and they will be my people."

Galatians 4:8-9

At that time, when you did not know God [as your Father], you were in bondage to those who were, by nature, not really gods at all.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

for our Gospel came to you, not merely in words, but also in power, in [a demonstration of] the Holy Spirit [See I Cor. 2:4] and with ["our" or "your"] deep conviction [of its truth]. You people know what kind of men we were while living among you for your benefit.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we also thank God continually that, when you people received the message of God, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as a message from [mere] human beings, but as it truly is, the message from God, which is at work in you believers.

1 Timothy 4:10

For that reason we work hard and struggle, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, [and] especially of those who believe [in Christ].

Hebrews 12:22

But you [Christians] have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. [Note: These terms describe people who have entered a spiritual relationship with God as part of the church]. [You have come] to a praise gathering of innumerable angels [Note: Christians are here pictured as assembled in worship of God, along with angels],

Revelation 17:2

The kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality with her, and those who live on the earth became drunk from [drinking] the wine of her sexual immorality."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;

Bible References

Ye

Acts 14:15
"Gentlemen, why are you doing these things? [Do you not know that] we are also human beings with the same kind of feelings that you have? And we are just bringing you the good news that you should turn away from these useless things [i.e., idol worship] and [turn] to the living God, who created the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything in them.
Acts 26:17
I will rescue you from the [Jewish] people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them,
1 Corinthians 12:2
You people know that when you were [still unconverted] Gentiles, you were led astray to [worship] lifeless idols, however you were led [i.e., wherever you turned, you were being led into idolatrous practices].
Galatians 4:8
At that time, when you did not know God [as your Father], you were in bondage to those who were, by nature, not really gods at all.