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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.
And, as they were going out, they kept beseeching him that these words might be spoken to them on the next sabbath.
Those, therefore, who gladly received his word, were immersed; and there were added to them on that day about three thousand souls;
and there was much joy in that city.
And, having read it, they rejoiced at the consolation.
And the angel said to them, "Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which, indeed, shall be to all the people;
and that the gentiles might glorify God for His mercy; as it has been written, "For this cause, I will confess to Thee among the gentiles; and to Thy name will I sing praise."
2 Thessalonians 3:1
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run and be glorified, as also it is with you:
praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord was adding to them daily those who were being saved.
And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and they shall become one flock, one Shepherd.
and not for that nation only, but that He might also gather together into one the children of God that are scattered abroad.
And whom He predestined, these He also called; and whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
What, then? What Israel is seeking for, this he did not obtain; but the election obtained it, and the rest were hardened;
and what the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of the strength of His might,
even when we were dead in our offenses, made us alive with Christ (by grace ye have been saved),
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord; because God, from the beginning, chose you to salvation, in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of truth;