God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee.
We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers
1 Thessalonians 1:2