2:19For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
2:20For ye are our glory and joy.
3:6But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:
3:7Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
3:8For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
3:9For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;