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with the Lord

    with the Lord 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:16 because the Lord himself will descend from the sky with a shout, with the archangel’s voice, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will … Continue reading

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brotherly care in one direction

brotherly care in one direction 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:9 About brotherly caring: You don’t need me to write you because you yourselves are taught by God to care about one another. 1 Thessalonians 4:10 In fact, you … Continue reading

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God’s sexual preference

God’s sexual preference 1 Thessalonians 4:3-6 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:3 For this is God’s preference, your consecration: that you keep away from sexual immorality, 1 Thessalonians 4:4 that each of you knows how to control his own body in consecration … Continue reading

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keep at it

keep at it 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:1 Beyond this then, brothers and sisters, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus, because as you have accepted instruction from us on how you should live and please … Continue reading

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when Christ comes: three questions answered

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11.  Paul had been instructing the Thessalonians about making Christ come into their city by sharing the gospel and thus building the kingdom. He now answers three questions about the hope of Christ coming again physically and setting … Continue reading

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When Christ comes: more and more

1 Thessalonians 4:1-12.  Paul knew that the believers in Thessalonica were living the Christian life, and that because of that witness many others were coming to Christ. Or, to put it another way, Christ was coming to the city and … Continue reading

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