1 Thessalonians 3:4; Acts 17:5; 2 Thessalonians 1:4-5

For when we were with you, we kept telling you beforehand that we were to suffer affliction, hjust as it has come to pass, and just as you know.


pBut the Jews1 qwere jealous, and taking rsome wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd.


Therefore cwe ourselves boast about you din the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith ein all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring.

The Judgment at Christ's Coming

This is fevidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be gconsidered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering