1 Thessalonians 1:1–3
1 Paul, aSilvanus, and Timothy,
To the church of the bThessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
Grace to you and peace 1from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 cWe give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, 3 remembering without ceasing dyour work of faith, elabor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,