Thessalonians Chapter 1
1 Pauland Silvanusand Timotheusunto the church of theThessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ
2 Grace unto youand peacefrom God our Father and the LordJesus Christ.
3 We are bound to thank God always for youbrethrenas it ismeetbecause that your faith groweth exceedinglyand thecharity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth
4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God foryour patience and faith in all your persecutions andtribulations that ye endure
5 Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of Godthat ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of Godfor whichye also suffer
6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompensetribulation to them that trouble you
7 And to you who are troubled rest with uswhen the Lord Jesusshall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels
8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not Godand that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ
9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from thepresence of the Lordand from the glory of his power
10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saintsand to beadmired in all them that believebecause our testimony amongyou was believedin that day.
11 Wherefore also we pray always for youthat our God wouldcount you worthy of this callingand fulfil all the goodpleasure of his goodnessand the work of faith with power
12 That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified inyouand ye in himaccording to the grace of our God and theLord Jesus Christ.