1 Thessalonians 1:5-7
International Standard Version
5 for the gospel we brought[a] did not come to you in words only, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit, and with deep conviction. Indeed,[b] you know what kind of people we proved to be while we were with you, acting on your behalf.
6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord. In spite of a great deal of suffering, you welcomed the word with the joy that the Holy Spirit produces.[c] 7 As a result, you became a model for all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.Read full chapter