Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
To him the glory in the church in Christ Jesus to all generations of the times of times. Amen.
Giving thanks always for all things, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God and the Father;
Filled with the fruits of justice, by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
By him therefore we should always bring up the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of the lips assenting to his name.
1 Peter 2:5
And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 4:11
If any speak, as the oracles of God; if any serve, as of the strength which God furnishes: that in all God might be praised by Jesus Christ, in whom is the glory and strength for the time of times. Amen.
For your obedience has come to all. Therefore I rejoice for you: and I wish you truly to be wise to good, and pure to evil.
1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you sounded forth the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith towards God went out; so that we have no need to speak any thing.