1 Thessalonians 2:1-2
For yourselves, brothers, know our entrance in to you, that it was not in vain:…
is cool and calm. The bravest of men have least of a brutal bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free. Rage, we know, can make a coward forget himself, and fight. But what is done in fury or anger can never be placed to the account of courage.
Parallel VersesKJV: For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: