1 Tesalonicenses 1:9

9 Pues ellos mismos cuentan de nosotros la buena recepción que tuvimos por parte de ustedes, y cómo ustedes se convirtieron de los ídolos a Dios para servir al Dios vivo y verdadero

Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

, quitting the idols which formerly it used slavishly to serve, has been converted to the same God from whom Israel, as we have above related, had departed.[13]

Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

For we read: "How ye turned from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, even Jesus."[163]

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