2 Thessalonians, 1

2 Thessalonians, 1

Greeting and Thanksgiving ● 12 verses ● 2 min


Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy greet the Thessalonian church and express their thanks for their faith, love, and steadfastness.



In 2 Thessalonians 1, Paul begins by expressing his gratitude to God for the Thessalonians’ faith and love. He then goes on to encourage them to continue to grow in their faith and love, and to remain steadfast in their hope in the Lord Jesus Christ. He also reminds them of the importance of living a life of holiness and righteousness, and of the need to be patient in the face of suffering and persecution. Paul then goes on to speak of the coming judgment of God, which will be a time of great reward for those who have remained faithful to Him. He also speaks of the punishment that will befall those who have rejected God’s will and have not lived according to His commands. Paul encourages the Thessalonians to remain strong in their faith and to continue to live in a manner that is pleasing to God. Finally, Paul closes the chapter by expressing his desire to visit the Thessalonians soon, and to strengthen them in their faith. He also sends his greetings to them from the other believers in the region. Overall, this chapter of 2 Thessalonians is a reminder of the importance of living a life of faith and love, and of the need to remain steadfast in our hope in the Lord Jesus Christ. It also serves as a warning of the coming judgment of God, and of the need to remain faithful to Him in order to receive His reward.


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2 Thessalonians, 1

Greeting and Thanksgiving

Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 1


Grace unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 2


We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 3


So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 4


Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 5


Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 6


And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 7


In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 8


Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 9


When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 10


Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 11


That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 12


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How many verses does 2 Thessalonians, chapter 1 have?

There are 12 verses in the book of 2 Thessalonians.

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