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
And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.
First of all, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for what He has done for all of you; for the report of your faith is spreading through the whole world.
1 Corinthians 1:4
I thank my God continually on your behalf for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus--
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We continually give thanks to God because of you all, while we make mention of you in our prayers.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has recently come back to us from you, and has brought us the happy tidings of your faith and love, and has told us how you still cherish a constant and affectionate recollection of us, and are longing to see us as we also long to see you--
As it is
We are bound to make merry and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life, he was lost and has been found.'"
And I am justified in having this confidence about you all, because, both during my imprisonment and when I stand up in defence of the Good News or to confirm its truth, I have you in my heart, sharers as you all are in the same grace as myself.
2 Peter 1:13
But I think it right, so long as I remain in the body, my present dwelling-place, to arouse you by such reminders.
This is my commandment to you, to love one another as I have loved you.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done from motives of love.
I give continual thanks to my God while making mention of you, my brother, in my prayers,
Let brotherly love always continue.