1 Thessalonians 3:8
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New International Version
For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.

King James Bible
For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
because now we live if *ye* stand firm in [the] Lord.

World English Bible
For now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
because now we live, if ye may stand fast in the Lord;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For now we live - Your steadfastness in the faith gives me new life and comfort; I now feel that I live to some purpose, as my labor in the Lord is not in vain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

we live.

1 Samuel 25:6 And thus shall you say to him that lives in prosperity, Peace be both to you, and peace be to your house...

*Heb:

Psalm 30:5 For his anger endures but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Philippians 1:21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

if.

John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;

John 15:4,7 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you...

Acts 11:23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all...

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brothers, be you steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord...

1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch you, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 4:15,16 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ...

Ephesians 6:13,14 Why take to you the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand...

Philippians 1:27 Only let your conversation be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent...

Philippians 4:1 Therefore, my brothers dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

Colossians 1:23 If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard...

Hebrews 3:14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end;

Hebrews 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked...

Revelation 3:3,11 Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you shall not watch...

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Whether the Movement of the Saints Will be Instantaneous?
Objection 1: It would seem that movement of the saints will be instantaneous. For Augustine says (De Civ. Dei xxii, 30) that "wherever the spirit listeth there will the body be." Now the movement of the will, whereby the spirit wishes to be anywhere, is instantaneous. Therefore the body's movement will be instantaneous. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher (Phys. iv, 8) proves that there is no movement through a vacuum, because it would follow that something moves instantaneously, since a vacuum
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Beginning of the New Testament
[Illustration: (drop cap T) Coin of Thessalonica] Turn to the list of books given in the beginning of your New Testament. You will see that first come the four Gospels, or glimpses of the Saviour's life given by four different writers. Then follows the Acts of the Apostles, and, lastly, after the twenty-one epistles, the volume ends with the Revelation. Now this is not the order in which the books were written--they are only arranged like this for our convenience. The first words of the New Testament
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Cross References
1 Corinthians 16:13
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

1 Thessalonians 3:7
Therefore, brothers and sisters, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.

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