5 Do you not remember that awhile I was still with you, I was telling you these things?
6 And you know awhat restrains him now, so that in his time he will be revealed.
13 aBut we should always give thanks to God for you, bbrethren beloved by the Lord, because cGod has chosen you 1from the beginning dfor salvation 2ethrough sanctification 3by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
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