Archive for the ‘1 Thessalonians’ Category

Stepping up our Spiritual game.

1 Thessalonians 5 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies. 21 Test all things; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil. The [...]

Our God is Faithful

I know i am reading this again, but thats okay 1 Thessalonians 5:22reject every kind of evil. 23May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24The one who calls you is faithful, and [...]

Abstain from Evil

1 Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from evil [shrink from it and keep aloof from it] in whatever form or whatever kind it may be.23 And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through [separate you from profane things, make you pure and wholly consecrated to God]; and may your spirit and soul and [...]

Words of Wisdom from Paul

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody. 16 Be happy [in your faith] and rejoice and be glad-hearted continually (always); 17 Be unceasing in prayer [praying perseveringly]; So many good things here. We must be rejoicing and [...]

My Pastor

1 Thessalonians 5:12Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. 13Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. I would love to acknowledge my pastor.

The reason for His death.

1 Thessalonians 5:10He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. 11Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. Paul speaking to the Thessalonians encourages them to keep on encouraging! Christ died for us so we could be with [...]

We are not those who sleep.

1 Thessalonians 5:7For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. 8But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. We are not blind to the times. The Lord through the [...]

Signs of the Times

1 Thessalonians 5:1Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, 2for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a [...]

Death as a Christian

1 Thessalonians 4:13Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.  Do not grieve like the world.  A Christians funeral should look so much different. There should be a small party for [...]

Instructions on How to Live

1 Thessalonians 4:2For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. 3It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality;4that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, 5not in passionate lust like the pagans, [...]