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1 Thessalonians 2:1-6
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Paul's Ministry to the Thessalonians

1For you yourselves know, brothers,1 that our coming to you was not in vain. 2But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict. 3For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive, 4but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts. 5For we never came with words of flattery,2 as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—God is witness. 6Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ.


  • 1 2:1 Or brothers and sisters; also verses 9, 14, 17
  • 2 2:5 Or with a flattering speech
Displaying 1-7 of 7 sermons for this passage.

Accepting God’s Word

1 Thessalonians 2:1-20 Sermon

The High Calling of God

1 Thessalonians 2:1-6, Acts 17:1-9 Sermon

Practical Issues of Pastoral Ministry — Part Two

1 Thessalonians 2:1

Series: The Pastor’s Study, Volume 4


Our Glory and Joy

1 Thessalonians 2:17-20

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


The Word of God, Not Men

1 Thessalonians 2:13-16

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


Truth and Love

1 Thessalonians 2:7-12

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


No Clever Tricks

1 Thessalonians 2:1-6

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1

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Belief And Behavior, Volume 1

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, 1 Thessalonians 2:1-20, 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13 Series