Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren, beloved of the Lord, because God has from the beginning chosen you to saving health through the sanctification of the Spirit and faith in the truth,
First, I thank my God through Jesus, the Christ, regarding you all, that your faith is preached in all the world.
1 Corinthians 1:4
I thank my God always on your behalf for the grace of God which is given you in Christ Jesus,
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers,
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now when Timothy came from you unto us and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you.
As it is
It was necessary that we should make merry and be glad, for this thy brother was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.
Even as it is right for me to think this of you all because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are joint partakers of my grace.
2 Peter 1:13
Because I have the right (as long as I am in this tabernacle) to stir you up by reminding you,