The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is
spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.
TH1 1:9 For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we
had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living
and true God;
TH1 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the
dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
TH1 2:1 For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that
it was not in vain:
TH1 2:2 But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully
entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak
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