Romans 15:26; 1 Thessalonians 1:7-8

26 For gMacedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.


so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia. For not only has the word of the Lord usounded forth from you in Macedonia and Achaia, but your faith in God has gone forth veverywhere, so that we need not say anything.