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1 Thessalonians 3:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Timothy’s Encouraging Report

But Timothy has just now come to us from you, and has brought us the good news of your faith and love. He has told us also that you always remember us kindly and long to see us—just as we long to see you.

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1 Corinthians 11:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions just as I handed them on to you.

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1 Thessalonians 1:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Acts 18:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with proclaiming the word,[a] testifying to the Jews that the Messiah[b] was Jesus.

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 18:5 Gk with the word
  2. Acts 18:5 Or the Christ
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Proverbs 25:25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 Like cold water to a thirsty soul,
    so is good news from a far country.

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Philippians 1:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For God is my witness, how I long for all of you with the compassion of Christ Jesus.

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2 Corinthians 7:5-7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For even when we came into Macedonia, our bodies had no rest, but we were afflicted in every way—disputes without and fears within. But God, who consoles the downcast, consoled us by the arrival of Titus, and not only by his coming, but also by the consolation with which he was consoled about you, as he told us of your longing, your mourning, your zeal for me, so that I rejoiced still more.

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Isaiah 52:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How beautiful upon the mountains
    are the feet of the messenger who announces peace,
who brings good news,
    who announces salvation,
    who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

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1 John 3:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.

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Hebrews 13:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Remember your leaders, those who spoke the word of God to you; consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.

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Hebrews 13:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 13:3 Gk were in the body
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Philemon 5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

because I hear of your love for all the saints and your faith toward the Lord Jesus.

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2 Timothy 1:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thanksgiving and Encouragement

I am grateful to God—whom I worship with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did—when I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day.

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1 Timothy 1:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But the aim of such instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and sincere faith.

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2 Thessalonians 1:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thanksgiving

We must always give thanks to God for you, brothers and sisters,[a] as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:3 Gk brothers
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1 Thessalonians 3:9-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and restore whatever is lacking in your faith.

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1 Thessalonians 2:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul’s Desire to Visit the Thessalonians Again

17 As for us, brothers and sisters,[a] when, for a short time, we were made orphans by being separated from you—in person, not in heart—we longed with great eagerness to see you face to face.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:17 Gk brothers
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1 Thessalonians 2:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

You remember our labor and toil, brothers and sisters;[a] we worked night and day, so that we might not burden any of you while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:9 Gk brothers
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Colossians 4:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains. Grace be with you.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 4:18 Other ancient authorities add Amen
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Colossians 1:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints,

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Galatians 5:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything; the only thing that counts is faith working[a] through love.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 5:6 Or made effective
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1 Corinthians 13:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

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