2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * December 04, 2019 – Wednesday 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15  NIV 14 Take special note of anyone who does not obey our instruction in this letter. Do not associate with them, in order that they may feel ashamed. 15 Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer. Comments These verses are very interesting as they are the last verses prior to the…
2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 1:5-8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * December 03, 2019 – Tuesday 2 Thessalonians 1:5-8  NIV 5 All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering. 6 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you 7 and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. This will happen when…
2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 3:5

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 NIV May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV Another prayer from Paul for the Thessalonians (and for us) in this short verse. This prayer begins with May the Lord and the one referenced as the Lord is Jesus Christ which is common in the New Testament. So there is a direct…
2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

16 May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, 17 encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 In his second letter to the Thessalonians Paul offers this prayer up for them. He does this immediately after exhorted them to stand firm. So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed…