1 Thessalonians 2:1-2
For yourselves, brothers, know our entrance in to you, that it was not in vain:…
Archbishop Whately once said, when a friend asked him whether he did not feel nervous about preaching, that he dared not; for nervousness implied thoughts of oneself, when we ought only to be thinking of God's message.
(J. Hutchinson, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: