I Thessalonians 3 (asv)
Timothy's Encouraging Report
3:6But when Timothy came even now unto us from you, and brought us glad tidings of your faith and love, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, longing to see us, even as we also to see you; 3:7for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:3:8for now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord. 3:9For what thanksgiving can we render again unto God for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God; 3:10night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face, and may perfect that which is lacking in your faith?
3:11Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way unto you: 3:12and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you; 3:13to the end he may establish your hearts unblameable in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.