2 Thessalonians 1:4; 1 Thessalonians 2:14; 1 Corinthians 7:17; 1 Corinthians 10:32

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.

14 For you, brothers, nbecame imitators of othe churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea. For pyou suffered the same things from your own countrymen qas they did from the Jews,1

Live as You Are Called

17 Only let each person lead the life1 lthat the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. mThis is my rule in nall the churches.

32 vGive no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to wthe church of God,