Bible: 1 Thess 2:1-4

Paul’s Ministry in Thessalonica

2:1 For you yourselves know, brothers and sisters, 1  about our coming to you – it has not proven to be purposeless. 2  2:2 But although we suffered earlier and were mistreated in Philippi, 3  as you know, we had the courage in our God to declare to you the gospel of God 4  in spite of much opposition. 2:3 For the appeal we make 5  does not come 6  from error or impurity or with deceit, 2:4 but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we declare it, not to please people but God, who examines our hearts.

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