1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brothers, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus…
Do they cast us out of the city? They cannot cast us out of that which is in the heavens. If they who hate us could do this, they would be doing something real against us. So long, however, as they cannot do this, they are but pelting us with drops of water or striking us with the wind.
( Gregory Nazianzen.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: