Reading

I read this book with the intention of writing a summary of the Lord’s farewell discourse. By page 3, I knew that I was on deep weeds. I may still try to tackle it, but not now. I really was out of my league. I am very moved by stories of people who have given … Continue reading Reading

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Because we know the Lord is coming back, we don’t have the license to idle. Again the Christians were supposed to be counter culture. This is a very common theme in the Epistles. It’s often overlooked. The Lord doesn’t want us to look like the world. We should honestly want to stand … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

I Thess 5:1-13

  The Day of the Lord 5 Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers,[a] you have no need to have anything written to you. 2 For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor … Continue reading I Thess 5:1-13

1 Thes 3:6-13

1 Thessalonians 3:6 Paul sitting on pins and needles to know how this congregation was doing. He couldn’t help but send Timothy to find out if they had been swept up by the enemy. Had his and their trials detailed their faith? Low and behold Timothy returns. Not only has this church remained, but it’s … Continue reading 1 Thes 3:6-13