The gospel comes both in word and in power.
1 Paul, and aSilvanus, and bTimotheus, cunto the dchurch of the eThessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 We give athanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;
7 So that ye were aensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.
8 For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every aplace your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.