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2 Thessalonians Outline
2 Thessalonians 1:4

4 So that we ourselves aboast in you among the churches of God concerning your 1endurance and faith in all your bpersecutions and the afflictions which you bear,


41 The endurance issued from and was supported by the hope of the Lord's coming back (1 Thes. 1:3). Such endurance resulting from hope is always accompanied by faith. Hence, the phrase endurance and faith is used here. Both endurance and faith are needed in persecutions and afflictions.