© 2020 Christianity.com. All rights reserved. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 14 For you, brethren, became imitators (AB)of the churches of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus. 17But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming? Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming? What are the benefits of creating an account? 2 But [a]even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at (B)Philippi, as you know, we were (C)bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. 6 (K)Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when (L)we might have (M)made demands (N)as apostles of Christ. 1Th 2:2. All Rights Reserved. 1:9; 1 Thess. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Acts 18:3; 20:34, 35; 1 Cor. 2:30; Matt. 11as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and [c]charged every one of you, as a father does his own children, Listen to the Bible. 5  For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness--God is witness. 14 For you, brethren, became imitators (AB)of the churches of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus. All rights reserved. 19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ. 10You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; 2:30; Matt. (L) 6 We were not looking for praise from people,(M) not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles(N) of Christ we could have asserted our authority. 1For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 1 Thessalonians 2:19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? 17 But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time (AJ)in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire. 2 But [a]even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at (B)Philippi, as you know, we were (C)bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. 17 But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire. The Holy Bible, New King James Version, Copyright © 1982 Thomas Nelson. Grace to you and peace [] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.. Their Good Example. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. But even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. Learn more. For you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, just as they did from the Judeans, 15  who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they do not please God and are contrary to all men, 16  forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved, so as always to fill up the measure of their sins; but wrath has come upon them to the uttermost. (H) We are not trying to please people(I) but God, who tests our hearts. 3:7, 8, Rom. 1 For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain. 3 (D)For our exhortation did not come from error or uncleanness, nor was it in deceit. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 5:24; 2 Thess. Therefore we wanted to come to you--even I, Paul, time and again--but Satan hindered us. 3:7, 8, Rom. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,(P) 8 so we cared for you. 8 So, affectionately longing 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 dear to us. 3:7, 8, Rom. of But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire. 2 But [a] even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. 6  Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ. 14For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus. 18  Therefore we wanted to come to you--even I, Paul, time and again--but Satan hindered us. 2 Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, 2 not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of [] Christ had come. 8:28; 1 Cor. For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. All rights reserved worldwide. 4:12; 2 Thess. Red Letter. 2 Now, brethren, () concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ () and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, 2 not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of [] Christ had come. 20  For you are our glory and joy. But even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. Used by permission. 7 But (O)we were gentle among you, just as a nursing mother cherishes her own children. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. 8:28; 1 Cor. 3For our exhortation did not come from error or uncleanness, nor was it in deceit. 1 Thessalonians 2 New King James Version (NKJV) Paul’s Conduct. Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming? 1:9; 1 Thess. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, ver 7; 1Co 4:14; Gal 4:19; S 1Ti 1:2; Phm 10; S 1Jn 2:1, S Mt 16:27; S Lk 17:30; S 1Co 1:7; 4:5; 1Th 3:13; 2Th 1:8-10; 1Pe 1:7; 1Jn 2:28; S Rev 1:7, Acts 18:3; 20:34, 35; 1 Cor. For you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, just as they did from the Judeans, 15who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they do not please God and are [d]contrary to all men, For you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, just as they did from the Judeans. They displease God and are hostile to everyone 16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles(AH) so that they may be saved. 5 For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a [b]cloak for covetousness—God is witness. New King James Version (NKJV), Acts 18:3; 20:34, 35; 1 Cor. 1:9], Jer. 2 You know, brothers and sisters, that our visit to you(A) was not without results. Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming? But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts.