New Living Translation
for they keep talking about the wonderful welcome you gave us and how you turned away from idols to serve the living and true God.
King James Bible
For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
Darby Bible Translation
for they themselves relate concerning us what entering in we had to you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,
World English Bible
For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God,
Young's Literal Translation
for they themselves concerning us do declare what entrance we had unto you, and how ye did turn unto God from the idols, to serve a living and true God,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:9 For they themselves - The people wherever we come.
LibraryMan's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
Today you will know that the living God is among you. He will surely drive out the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites, and Jebusites ahead of you.
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I go and stand before him?
Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God."
"Friends, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings--just like you! We have come to bring you the Good News that you should turn from these worthless things and turn to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.
1 Corinthians 12:2
You know that when you were still pagans, you were led astray and swept along in worshiping speechless idols.
1 Thessalonians 2:1
You yourselves know, dear brothers and sisters, that our visit to you was not a failure.
1 John 5:21
Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God's place in your hearts.
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