But
Romans 1:8
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world.
1 Chronicles 29:12-16
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Both riches and honor come from thee, and thou rulest over all. In thy hand are power and might; and in thy hand it is to make great and to give strength to all.
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And now we thank thee, our God, and praise thy glorious name.
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"But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from thee, and of thy own have we given thee.
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For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no abiding.
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O LORD our God, all this abundance that we have provided for building thee a house for thy holy name comes from thy hand and is all thy own.
Ezra 7:27
Blessed be the LORD, the God of our fathers, who put such a thing as this into the heart of the king, to beautify the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem,
Matthew 11:25
At that time Jesus declared, "I thank thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to babes;
Matthew 11:26
yea, Father, for such was thy gracious will.
Acts 11:18
When they heard this they were silenced. And they glorified God, saying, "Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance unto life."
Acts 28:15
And the brethren there, when they heard of us, came as far as the Forum of Ap'pius and Three Taverns to meet us. On seeing them Paul thanked God and took courage.
1 Corinthians 1:4
I give thanks to God always for you because of the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus,
Ephesians 1:16
I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,
Philippians 1:3-5
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I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,
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always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,
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thankful for your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.
Colossians 1:3
We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,
Colossians 1:4
because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love which you have for all the saints,
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We give thanks to God always for you all, constantly mentioning you in our prayers,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy which we feel for your sake before our God,
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.
2 Timothy 1:3-5
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I thank God whom I serve with a clear conscience, as did my fathers, when I remember you constantly in my prayers.
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As I remember your tears, I long night and day to see you, that I may be filled with joy.
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I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lo'is and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you.
Philemon 1:4
I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers,
2 John 1:4
I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children following the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father.
3 John 1:3
For I greatly rejoiced when some of the brethren arrived and testified to the truth of your life, as indeed you do follow the truth.
that
1 Corinthians 6:9-11
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Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither the immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor sexual perverts,
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nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor robbers will inherit the kingdom of God.
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And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
Ephesians 2:5-10
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even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
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and raised us up with him, and made us sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
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that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
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For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God--
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not because of works, lest any man should boast.
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For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
1 Timothy 1:13-16
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though I formerly blasphemed and persecuted and insulted him; but I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief,
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and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
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The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of sinners;
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but I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience for an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
Titus 3:3-7
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For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another;
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but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,
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he saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in virtue of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
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which he poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,
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so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of eternal life.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's own people, that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
1 Peter 4:2-5
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so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer by human passions but by the will of God.
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Let the time that is past suffice for doing what the Gentiles like to do, living in licentiousness, passions, drunkenness, revels, carousing, and lawless idolatry.
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They are surprised that you do not now join them in the same wild profligacy, and they abuse you;
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but they will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
but ye
Romans 1:5
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations,
Romans 2:8
but for those who are factious and do not obey the truth, but obey wickedness, there will be wrath and fury.
Romans 15:18
For I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has wrought through me to win obedience from the Gentiles, by word and deed,
Romans 16:26
to the only wise God be glory for evermore through Jesus Christ! Amen.
Psalm 18:44
Thou didst deliver me from strife with the peoples; thou didst make me the head of the nations; people whom I had not known served me.
2 Corinthians 10:5
We destroy arguments and every proud obstacle to the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,
2 Corinthians 10:6
being ready to punish every disobedience, when your obedience is complete.
Hebrews 5:9
and being made perfect he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Hebrews 11:8
By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place which he was to receive as an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was to go.
1 Peter 1:22
Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere love of the brethren, love one another earnestly from the heart.
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise you wives, be submissive to your husbands, so that some, though they do not obey the word, may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who do not obey the gospel of God?
that form
2 Timothy 1:13
Follow the pattern of the sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus;