1 Thessalonians 2:1–2; Acts 14:4

Paul’s Ministry to the Thessalonians

For you yourselves know, brothers,1 that our fcoming to you gwas not in vain. But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated hat Philippi, as you know, iwe had boldness in our God jto declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much kconflict.

But the people of the city hwere divided; isome sided with the Jews and some with the apostles.