1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 1:7b-10        NIV

April 05, 2021 – Monday 2 Thessalonians 1:7b-10        NIV 7b This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with His powerful angels.  8 He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.  9 They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His might  10 on the day He comes to be glorified…
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1 Thessalonians 2:13        NIV

April 01, 2021 – Thursday 1 Thessalonians 2:13        NIV 13 And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe. Comment  Everyone who hears the word of God has a choice. Each person has the choice to believe what they have heard or…
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1 Thessalonians 2:10-12        NIV

March 31, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12        NIV 10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how holy, righteous and blameless we were among you who believed.  11 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children,  12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. Comment  Yesterday’s verses, 1 Thessalonians 1:6-7, You became imitators of us and of…
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1 Thessalonians 1:6-7        NIV

March 30, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Thessalonians 1:6-7        NIV 6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.  7 And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. Comment  Reading the verses above, it seemed as if the verses from Philippians 1:28-30 prepared us for these verses from the Thessalonian church. Why? Once again,…
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1 Thessalonians 3:4-5

June 01, 2020 – Monday                                                                                      1 Thessalonians 3:4-5   NIV 4 In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know.  5 For this…
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1 Thessalonians 3:12-13

12 May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. 13 May He strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13 Who is going to be blameless and holy in the presence of our God? Paul is praying in this letter to the…
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1 Thessalonians 2:3-4

3 For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you. 4 On the contrary, we speak as those approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please people but God, who tests our hearts. 1 Thessalonians 2:3-4 What is the appeal is Paul and his companions making, that he is writing about in the verse above? Let’s look at the two prior verses…