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
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is celebrated through the whole world.
1 Corinthians 1:4
I continually give thanks to God on your behalf, for the favour he has bestowed on you thro' Jesus Christ;
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We always mention you in our prayers, and give thanks to God for you all:
1 Thessalonians 3:6
but Timothy, upon his arrival here from you, brings us the agreeable news of the perseverance of your faith and charity, that you always make honourable mention of us, and that you desire to see us as ardently as we do to see you.
As it is
but it was necessary to feast and rejoice, because your brother here was dead, and is again alive: he was lost and is now found.
I should have this opinion of you, being sensible you make the dispensation I am under a common concern, with respect to my confinement, and the defence and confirmation of the gospel.
2 Peter 1:13
whilst I am alive, I think it my duty to awaken you by my admonitions: