Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.

For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.

We give thanks to God always for all of you, making mention of you in our prayers; constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father, knowing, brethren beloved by God, His choice of you;

just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,


"I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;









"I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;