Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
“ These things I have spoken to you so that you may be kept from stumbling.
I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
but after we had already suffered and been
mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.
Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to
Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.
2 Corinthians 8:1
Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been
given in the churches of Macedonia,
2 Thessalonians 1:4
therefore, we ourselves
speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.