9 For these people themselves relate how we entered first among you, and how you turned to God from idols, to serve the living and true God;
1 Thessalonians 1:9 Cross References - Lamsa
15 And saying, Men, what are you doing? We also are ordinary human beings like you, who preach to you that you should turn from these useless things to the living God who made heaven and earth and the sea and all things that are therein,
26 And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said you are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.
2 That once you were pagans, and without exception you were carried away by dumb idols.
16 Or what harmony has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God; as it is said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be separate, said the LORD, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
5 For our preaching to you was not in words only, but also in power, and with the Holy Spirit, and with sincere assurance; and you know also how we lived among you for your sakes. 6 And you became followers of us, and of our LORD, for you welcomed the word with much tribulation and with joy of the Holy Spirit:
1 SO you yourselves, my brethren, know that our entrance among you was not in vain:
13 For this cause also we thank God continually, because, when you received the word of God which you heard from us you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which works effectively in you who believe.
10 Because of this, we both toil and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those who believe.
22 But you have come near to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the innumerable multitude of angels,
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed adultery, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her adultery.