I Thessalonians 1:2-4

I Thessalonians 1:2-4 NKJV

We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father, knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God.
NKJV: New King James Version