GLORY IN: EGKAUCHAOMAI = To brag, boast, give praise, speak laudatory words. Paul was thrilled with the growth the Thessalonians were experiencing. This is a healthy type of pride—the same kind of pride a father feels for his children when they do well.
We have the same Holy Spirit living in us who lived inside the Thessalonian believers. If they could live triumphantly for the Lord in their difficult position, you and I can make the decision to live victoriously for Jesus in our situations