Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people were urging them to speak about these things on the next Sabbath.
So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about three thousand people were added.
So there was great joy in that city.
When they read it aloud, the people rejoiced at its encouragement.
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid! Listen carefully, for I proclaim to you good news that brings great joy to all the people:
and thus the Gentiles glorify God for his mercy. As it is written, "Because of this I will confess you among the Gentiles, and I will sing praises to your name."
I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your name, because of your loyal love and faithfulness, for you have exalted your promise above the entire sky.
2 Thessalonians 3:1
Finally, pray for us, brothers and sisters, that the Lord's message may spread quickly and be honored as in fact it was among you,
praising God and having the good will of all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number every day those who were being saved.
I have other sheep that do not come from this sheepfold. I must bring them too, and they will listen to my voice, so that there will be one flock and one shepherd.
and not for the Jewish nation only, but to gather together into one the children of God who are scattered.)
And those he predestined, he also called; and those he called, he also justified; and those he justified, he also glorified.
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was diligently seeking, but the elect obtained it. The rest were hardened,
and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.
even though we were dead in transgressions, made us alive together with Christ -- by grace you are saved! --
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.