27Only #Eph. 4:1; 1 Thess. 2:12let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, #1 Cor. 1:10; Eph. 4:3with one mind #Jude 3striving together for the faith of the gospel, 28and not in any way terrified by your adversaries, which is to them a proof of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that from God. 29For to you #(Matt. 5:11, 12; Acts 5:41; Rom. 5:3)it has been granted on behalf of Christ, #Eph. 2:8not only to believe in Him, but also to #(2 Tim. 3:12)suffer for His sake, 30#Col. 1:29; 2:1; 1 Thess. 2:2; 1 Tim. 6:12; 2 Tim. 4:7; Heb. 10:32; 12:1having the same conflict #Acts 16:19–40; Phil. 1:13; 1 Thess. 2:2which you saw in me and now hear is in me.