Thematic Bible

1 Thessalonians 1:1 (show verse)

Paul and Silvanus and Timothy, to the congregation of Thessalonians in God the Father and Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 1:2 (show verse)

We thank God always about all of you, making recollection of you in our prayers,

1 Thessalonians 1:3 (show verse)

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

1 Thessalonians 1:4 (show verse)

Knowing, beloved brothers, your selection by God,

1 Thessalonians 1:5 (show verse)

because the good-news from us happened to you not in word only, but also in power, and in Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, as ye know what kind of men we became among you, because of you.

1 Thessalonians 1:6 (show verse)

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 1:7 (show verse)

in order for you to become examples to all those who believe, in Macedonia and in Achaia.

1 Thessalonians 1:8 (show verse)

For the word of the Lord has sounded forth from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith toward God has gone forth, so that we have no need to say anything.

1 Thessalonians 1:9 (show verse)

For they report about us what kind of entrance we had with you, and how ye turned to God from the idols to serve a living and TRUE God,

1 Thessalonians 1:10 (show verse)

and to await his Son from the heavens whom he raised from the dead--Jesus--who rescues us from the coming wrath.