1. Partners - Paul, Silas, Timothy - these men worked together for the glory of God
2. Position - "in God", "in Christ" - the elect are "in" through faith in the Lord Jesus
3. Prayer - "always", "thanks" - prayer is a privilege of the elect
4. Practice - Work of faith - Activity was guided by faith, Labor of love - Activity was motivated by love, Patience of hope - Activity was continued in hope.
Are you one of the elect? Have you received the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior? You are then a chosen instrument to share the message of Christ inn this world. Do it in faith, love and hope!
Walk with the Lord and identify the elect!!!